Bering Strait

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  • NAIDOC Week Case Study

    an invitation to participate in celebrating the history, culture and achievements during NAIDOC week activities. In four weeks’ time, we plan to embrace this opportunity and participate in a range of activities that supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander’s connection to the land and the sea. This case study will focus on the latent opportunities and challenges faced in the formative stages of learning, respecting and celebrating Indigenous Australian Peoples by developing meaningful…

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  • Discrimination In Australia Essay

    Prior to commencing this unit, I never thought twice about ‘white privilege’, how racism is more than individual unjust acts towards another person or how the history of Australia may affect Indigenous Australians. This is largely because the families in the area I resided in were predominantly Non-Indigenous Australians and throughout my schooling years the education on Indigenous Australians I received was limited to tokenistic attributes of the culture. However, after reading the course…

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  • Indigenous Health Care System

    This report identifies the challenges faced by the modern health professionals in understanding the complexities of providing culturally competent Aboriginal health, physiotherapy and rehabilitation care within the Australian primary health care system. Non-Indigenous health care professionals cannot truly understand the true complexity of the past impacts of colonialism, the political process and the community’s prejudice effects on the Indigenous health status. This report intends to inspire…

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  • Summary Of The Poem Subject Matter Bruce Dawe

    Subject Matter: The poem is a scenario about the inevitability of restlessness in the life of a transient-like family. This event is an Australian phenomenon, originated from shearers and rouseabouts (unskilled labourers, or odd jobbers) during the early colonial times. The family is constantly moving from place to place. A lot of Australian families went through similar situations during the time of economic hardship, including Bruce Dawe. The author of this poem that was written in 1999. The…

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  • Mental Illness In Australia

    mental illness; however, according to the ABS (2013), Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are three times more likely to develop mental illness than the non-indigenous population. Mental illness among the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Stolen Generation survivors is even greater (Dudgeon, Walker, Scrine, Shepherd, Calma, & Ring, 2014). Suicide rates within the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities are also twice as high, more so in remote areas, compared to…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Torres Strait Islanders

    Torres Strait Islands are located between Australia and Papua New Guinea. There have been Torres Strait Islanders as one of the Australian Indigenous group. As another Australian Indigenous group, Aborigines, had been invaded and colonised their land, culture, and life from the eighteenth century, Torres Strait people also had similar, but different experiences through the history. For example, while Aboriginal people’s land settled by the British convicts from the 1788 of the First Fleet,…

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  • Case Study: Australian Curriculum

    of the stated rationale. Creating a unit plan for the year four level history must follow the understanding of the rationale that has been set in place by the Australian curriculum. The unit plan lacks the appreciation of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, however, the unit plan is still able to educate…

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  • Role Of Social Darwinism In Australia

    Social Darwinism is the theory that groups of people or races can be compared to the same laws of natural selection as Charles Darwin did with plants and animals in nature. During the period of 1930 and 1970, social Darwinist theories played a major role in negatively impacting the lives of Aborigines in Australia to a great extent. They used the social Darwinist theories as an excuse for the white Australians to apply Darwinist theories like 'survival of the fittest' and 'white superiority' and…

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  • Role Of Faith Bandler Essay

    Faith Bandler played an important role in promoting the civil rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders people. The struggles and discrimination of the ATSI peoples was made evident to her during her childhood and she went on to co-found an organisation which supported their rights, making many public and private speeches. Bandler played a vital part in the 1967 referendum and has been acknowledged for her contribution with many awards. Bandler is in no doubt one of the most important…

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  • Indigenous Australian Criminal Justice System: A Case Study

    and cognitive disabilities, as significant catalysts for the imprisonment of Indigenous Australians. According to the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey, Indigenous adults have twice the rate of victimisation for violent crime than non-Indigenous adults (Australian Institute of Criminology, 2004). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are also around 34 times more likely to be hospitalised for family violence related injuries (Steering Committee for the Review of…

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