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    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, Torres Strait people met white people differently from Aboriginal people, because they lived in islands, not Australia’s main land where Aboriginal people have lived. However, like the Aboriginal people, the Islanders had many foreign things were brought…

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    Identify and Outline your chosen group: My chosen group is Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People. In Australia, there are two completely different cultural groups made up of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and there are also over 250 unique languages spread across the Indigenous land. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders have individual societies and cultures but their experiences with oppression, dispossession and colonization in their home country shows quite a strong…

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    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders of Australia were not treated with the respect and dignity that they deserve, they have been the protectors of this land for many years before British colonised here, they lived from the land and they had a very strong community based life. After years of demoralising them and taking their basic ways of life away from them, we now have certain policies and procedures in place to bring the equality back. From the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait…

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    The most common contemporary impact of other Cultures on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultures is people having a lack of knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, their culture, or their backgrounds. Being familiar with their behaviours, their history and their connection and relationships between people, their land and their culture is important in order to better communicate and work with and/or alongside them. It is important to acknowledge that…

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    I would further introduce the children to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander experiences by conducting research of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community surrounding the area and talk to them about expectations and respectful practices I need to conduct in my practice. I would also consult with any Aboriginal or Torres Strait Families within the centre and welcome any contribution they have. I would introduce the following in the following aspects: Music- by accessing a…

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    diverse cultures in the same country, there is many opportunities for cultures to impact each other. These impacts could be positive or negative. For example, in the past and still continuing today, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have been negatively impacted by overly using alcohol, drugs, and by smoking which leads to many health issues. According to the Bureau of Statistics (2010) almost half of the Indigenous population (45.1%) are current smokers and 23.7% are ex-smokers,…

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    with patients in order to know what their needs are and thus treat them appropriately. In Australia, there are Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who are the First Australians (Wilson, Magarey, Jone, & Mackean, 2016). They often have strong connections to family, belief and community. While elder Indigenous people can be portrayed differently in different local communities, for example, higher status and knowledge (Wilson et al., 2016). Effective communication skills are essential to…

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    land we live in. people who lost everything in post colonization. Loss of culture, family, identity, lost sacred sites, loss of lands. People who were treated as servants and exploited. Though now there is some significant dates for Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander people such as National Sorry Day, Survival Day and many more to pay respect. Dreamtime is the Aboriginal way of understanding their world, creation and its great stories.…

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    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are today acknowledged as the owners and custodians of this land we call home, but unfortunately, they have experienced situations that have completely disregarded their basic human rights before they received their rightful title. This essay will look at the history/ background of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in regards to their rights within Australia, analyse certain ethical issues that have occurred when dealing with their rights,…

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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…

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