Torres Strait Islanders

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  • Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islanders Essay

    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 Islanders Health Plan 2013-2023 the government is committed to improving health and wellbeing through closing the gap in health outcomes with the wider Australian population. In the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Health…

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  • Cultural Groups: Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander People

    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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  • 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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  • The Torres Strait Islander: Aboriginal People In Australia

    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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  • Sally Morgan My Place Analysis

    Sally Morgan’s My Place is an autobiographical book published in 1987 detailing the discovery of her aboriginal identity and descent. The book gained worldwide success upon its publication and Morgan has established herself as a voice for the indigenous Australians though My Place. It successfully shifts the focus of the history of Australia from being solely about ‘the white man’ and also brings in a place for the aboriginals. In Australia the term ‘aboriginal’ refers to their indigenous…

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  • NAIDOC Week Case Study

    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 relationships; being reflective; recognising difference; and making research relevant. LEARN: Currently, none of my co-workers have any…

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  • Difference Between Charles Perkins And Eddie Mabo

    wanted to change the law of Terra Nullius and claim the Aboriginal people as the original owners of the land this would change social and political views of the aboriginal people. eddie began his Journey on changing the rights by Making a speech at a land rights conference at the James Cook University his speech explained the traditional land owners and the inheritance system that his old community followed on Mer Island. A lawyer that was the audience noticed the significance of His speech and…

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  • Social Determinants Of Health Analysis

    determinants of health refers to those conditions in the environment that surrounds a given group of people that in a way affects the health of the people within a given setting. The conditions also affect the quality of life of these individuals as well as the general functioning of the society in question (Garg, Jack, & Zuckerman, 2013). The social determinants of health also refer to the institutions that in one or the other affect the development and maintenance of health along a certain…

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  • Indigenous Australian Criminal Justice System: A Case Study

    important to consider possible underlying causes and catalysts for mental health issues. Research indicates the prevalence of foetal alcohol spectrum disorder (Fas-D), drug and alcohol abuse, exposure to trauma with high rates of poverty and homelessness for Indigenous Australians (Medhora, 2015). The Australian Medical Association (2015) proposes that it is possible to isolate particular health issues, like mental health conditions, alcohol and other drug use, substance abuse disorders,…

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  • Aboriginal And Strait Islander People Case Study

    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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