The Torres Strait Islander: Aboriginal People In Australia

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The Torres Strait Islander; Aboriginal Australians who were considered to be the first people inhabitating in Australia before any other group of people dated around 40000 years ago [citation needed].Though Aboriginal Australians were the first people residing in Australia they had to face difficulties regarding their socio-cultural aspects, Cultural aspects, Health aspects and there has been a threat to their existence too. They were supposedly living on their own by showing their hunting skill and searching to feed themselves and their family. But after the sudden colonization of British government they were forcefully living under the government rules and regulations despite being the first Australians residing on the land. After colonization …show more content…
The major issue is that the new generation in the ethnicity of aboriginal doesn’t have the trustworthy relationship with any of the people out of their ethnicity. Horrible past experience that made threat to their existence led to live a life in an isolated way where their health issues caused even more problems with sudden increase in death rates. After the devasting side effects of 18th-19th century colonization some ray of hope came for them as they were called in by the government and settlement began. Different rights were implemented for them and as of now they living happy life as of now as compared to the past. They are now more resistance to the new diseases and can adapt with the changing environment easily. When the question arises to regarding the relationship of aboriginals with the healthcare system it must be solved out as soon as possible.
The national Overcoming Indigenous disadvantage report: Key indicators 2005/2007/2009Reports(SCRGSP, 2005, 2007, 2009) states that the aboriginals are in major loss as of now because with regards to health care system; The aboriginals have to pay the twice rates for admitting their children with health issues; Infant mortality rates are two to three times higher in their tribes in comparison to other Australians;
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L., Chen, T. H., Palafox, N., & Pulver, L. J. (2006, May 27). Indigenous Health in Australai, New zealand and the pacific. Retrieved April 6, 2016, from http://www.who.int/social_determinants/resources/articles/lancet_anderson.pdf
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