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    fiction texts. Indigenous Australians are usually represented in harmful disrespectful ways, but they are also represented in positive ways. There are many factors that contribute to these representations. In the year 8 fiction and non-fiction text studied in the last three terms, we have seen different representations of indigenous Australian people. The main factors contributing to these are, stereotypes, historical events, real life experiences and Two main ways Indigenous Australians can be represented

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    opinion promoting reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians is an important role of teachers. Teachers need to provide awareness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island peoples beliefs of origin, accurately teach Indigenous history and respect Indigenous culture. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people believe that life began with their ancestors. Stories known has dreaming or creation time are about the ancestors of Indigenous Australians giving life and form to the land, the

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    1) What would you like to achieve/learn during the course? What would you like to know about Indigenous Australia and people? Please comment in relation to both your personal and professional life/perspective. I personally am interested in learning more about the historical culture of Indigenous Australian’s based in South Australia throughout this course. Having lived in South Australia for the last 20 years of my life, I believe it is part of my heritage to be knowledgeable of all cultures and

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    Indigenous Australian youth still face numerous difficulties growing up in a modern Australian society, even though they are living in a time of ‘equality’ for all religions, races and genders. This paper examines the main cultural influences for indigenous youth, and challenges they face growing up. In particular, it will explore the ways in which Indigenous youth today continue to be affected, connected and interdependent to both a dominant white culture and indigenous culture. It also includes

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    mistreatment towards the Indigenous Australians, could potentially cause the government to lose hundreds of thousands of dollars due to compensation

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    or individuals within that society. Individuals located in Rural and Remote areas and the Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islanders’ people all suffer inequities relative to sociocultural, socioecomic and environmental determinants. Roughly 34% of Australians live in rural and remote areas.This living situation can lead to lower levels of overall health due to lack of readily available aid, resources and support. People living in rural and remote areas have shorter lives and higher rates of disease and

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    domestic student whose only been here for a few months, not knowing anything about Australian history is hard, this mind map consists of my own understanding about the Colonisation of Australia at this point of the unit. It contains the following concepts: Reasons why Australia was colonised, Age of Exploration, Impact of colonisation to the Indigenous people and finally the process of how the culture of Indigenous people was lost. Why was Australia colonised in the first place? According to (Skwirk

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    Charles Perkins had a big impact on Australian history, specifically Aboriginal rights, through the post-war era. Perkins, born in 1936, spent his early childhood in a police-patrolled compound in Alice Springs. He was not part of the stolen generation within the sense that he was not forcibly removed from his mother, however, he did spend his childhood and adolescence away from his family. Perkins reported having an unhappy childhood, plagued by racial vilification and social alienation, and was

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    11612349 Matthew A. Bishay S-IKC100_201660_D_D (Indigenous Health) 19 September 2016 1218 words Its time to address the indisputable relationship between the enduring impact of colonisation and current health status of Indigenous Australian and Torres Strait Islander people . Throughout the paper key points will be addressed about that will show how the past of Indigenous Australian and Torres Strait Islander people is still affecting to this very day

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    Aboriginal Music Essay

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    Aboriginal language is very varied, but most of them are faced with a loss. There are about 250 dialects in before the arrival of Europeans, but now only a hundred, really only used in 20. Most of the indigenous people have used English as their first or second language. Many varieties of language only the old one will say. The native language is faced the danger of dating. With the development of Aboriginal culture. Unique instruments and folk styles has appeared and become an important aspect

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    growth and progress of Australia, but to the Indigenous community this day symbolised the ‘frightful conditions’ (Jack Patten, 1938) that the they were forced into and was referred to as ‘The Day of Mourning’. Three Indigenous men saw this day as an opportunity to raise awareness for the mistreatment and discrimination shown towards their people. William Cooper, William Ferguson and Jack Patten revealed a petition seeking equal citizen rights for the Indigenous people. The protest commenced with a march

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    elections in 1962, with the last State to provide Indigenous enfranchisement being Queensland in 1965. Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders have had multiple campaigns to try and uphold the same rights as white people. The 1967 referendum was a public vote to determine the public 's opinions of two aspects of the Australian constitution (a written statement which outlines the country 's rules and regulations) that related directly to Indigenous Australians. The forerunner to the Victorian Aborigines

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    Indigenous Australians Today, Australia is full of mixed cultures and people, so why are Indigenous Australians still treated differently? Among Kevin Rudd’s apology in 2008, Mabo day, Sorry day and many other events that are dedicated to the Indigenous Australians, they still don’t get the full benefits as a white Australian, this is called the ‘white privilege’. The movie ‘The Rabbit Proof Fence’, had many scenes that displayed racism, unfairness and the ‘white privilege’. The particular scene

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    In her book Nanberry, Jackie French portrays colonial life as a very confusing and perplexing time for both the Indigenous Australians and the White British Settlers, albeit in different ways. With the Indigenous Australians confused by the sudden invasion of the white settler (ghosts), and the British Settlers becoming confused by the new sights, smells and culture of ‘Sydney Cove’. Through the characters of Nanberry, Surgeon White and Bennelong, the viewer is shown just how confusing their life

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    marginalised groups and discusses some of the reasons why they are marginalised and the effects on those within these groups. Exclusion from areas such as employment and other services and opportunities that other Australian 's take for granted, is a result of the marginality of indigenous Australian 's, woman, and those with

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    depicts the ongoing impact of the Stolen Generation on Indigenous communities. Discuss. The early 1900s in Australia was a time of development and budding prosperity for the still-young country. However, it was also a time fraught with great tension between the settlers and the Indigenous peoples of Australia. Racism was ubiquitous throughout the nation, not to mention most of the Western world, and in 1910, policies were established that gave Australian government the right to forcibly remove Aboriginal

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    Do you believe Australian media reflects racist values and beliefs in sport? Good morning to everyone at the Cultural Identity and Sport Conference, my name is Teana Pass. Today I will be discussing how the attitudes and values surrounding racial differences in sport is reflected by the media. Australia’s media supports the Australian attitudes, values and beliefs through stopping racism, supporting equality and mateship. Through the Australian media, the idea of racism is challenged. Australia

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    people were disadvantaged as if conflict ever emerged, the pastoral leases would dominate. Although the Wik peoples were successful in claiming native title, many pastoralists had growing concerns that they would have to constantly negotiate with Indigenous people over the use of land. This was addressed by the federal government who responded by enacting the Native Title Amendment Act 1998 (Cth) which amended the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth). However, this amendment was ineffective and lacked accessibility

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    aspects. It will also cover stereotypes briefly. Triggers of Racist Behaviour There are different reasons that trigger people to act in certain ways to people. One reason is through appearance. When people look different to the ‘normal’ white Australian/English people, they are most likely to

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    The movie, Rabbit Proof Fence, directed by Phillip Noyce in 2002, is an Australian drama film based on the book Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence by Doris Pilkington Garimara. It tells the true story of how three young mixed race aboriginal girls were forcibly taken from their families in 1931 by government authorities and placed in a camp called the Moore River Native settlement, located north of Perth. The reality of the Indigenous peoples’ mistreatment throughout history is captured through this film

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