Essays Tagged: "aboriginal person"

Society & Culture How do identity, the effects of discrimination and degrees of equality affect Aboriginal Australian's in Australian society?

Society & CultureHow do identity, the effects of discrimination and degrees of equality affect Aboriginal Australian's in Australian society?It is well know that Aboriginals are discriminated aga ... ng equal: the same in quality, degree, value, rank, ability, etc. The Federal Government defines an Aboriginal person as someone who:·Is of Aboriginal decent;·Identifies as an Aboriginal ...

(4 pages) 232 3 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Indigenous people in the media.

Australian Studies: Guided Issues Study - Indigenous people in the media"Aboriginal people are not able to counter mass media stereotyping". DiscussOne of the biggest proble ... ommunity is the negative stereotyping created by the mass media. The average media stereotype of an Aboriginal person is uncivilized, ill tempered, unemployed, violent, and often inebriated. While not ... rs and viewers only form a minor percentage of the population.The items the media publish featuring Aboriginal people tend to generate and reinforce these cultural stereotypes by, practically, exclusi ...

(3 pages) 95 2 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

'Wild Cat Falling' by Colin Johnson (Mudrooroo)

r detract from, your appreciation of the novel?The foreword of "Wild Cat Falling" is written by non-Aboriginal Writer, Mary Darack.The long foreword is included the novel to attempt to explain the boo ... rting point in my understanding towards the narrative.Durack's foreword shows the difficulty for an Aboriginal person to find their true identity while others try to create one for them. She also outl ...

(16 pages) 29 0 4.3 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Indians and the Media

The biggest problems with Aboriginal people gaining widespread acceptance in the Australian community is the negative stereoty ... ommunity is the negative stereotyping created by the mass media. The average media stereotype of an Aboriginal person is uncivilized, ill tempered, unemployed, violent, and often inebriated. While not ... rs and viewers only form a minor percentage of the population.The items the media publish featuring Aboriginal people tend to generate and reinforce these cultural stereotypes by, practically, exclusi ...

(3 pages) 831 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Authenticity In Sally Morgan's My Place

533; (193). But the history she speaks of is not only her personal life but also the history of all Aboriginal people. Morgan has a right to know this history, but whether she has the authority to wri ... gan has a right to know this history, but whether she has the authority to write the history of all Aboriginal people is arguable. Morgan, while of Aboriginal descent, is of white skin and largely Whi ...

(6 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Suburb Snapshot of the suburb of Baulkham Hills in Sydney, Australia

lan of the Dharuk people, who occupied all the land to the immediate west of Sydney. The best-known Aboriginal person from that time is Pemulwuy, a Bidjigal leader who led the resistance movement agai ...

(3 pages) 12 0 3.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays