Essays Tagged: "Aborigine"

What wrongs have white administrators done to Aborginal people in the past? Have all wrong been righted?

wrong been righted?Even though Hardy wrote his book in 1968, he gives a good definition of how the Aborigines were treated in that time. A very bias 'opinion' based difinition of the treatment of Abo ... n that time. A very bias 'opinion' based difinition of the treatment of Aborigines:'To this day the Aborigine is treated as less than a man, his situation isapalling. His destiny and very identity is ...

(4 pages) 106 1 4.0 Jul/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

The Maori of New Zealand

mighty English,who at the time was one of the world powers, subjugated the natives ofAustralia, the Aborigine people. The Aborigine, having very little technology,were easily subdued and the land beca ... nce from the natives made it relatively easy for the English toaccomplish their task. This gave the Aborigine absolutely no respect from theEnglish, and almost to this day are they treated as inferior ...

(2 pages) 46 0 3.5 Apr/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Australia became a multi-ethnic country.

erica, Australia and many more other countries. The first people who migrated to Australia were the Aborigines and Torres Strait islander. They arrived in Australia between fifteen thousand and fifty ... st the people. This would cause racism and segregation in Australia.There was also an impact on the Aborigines communities. When the white people moved to Australia they disrupted the way the Aborigin ...

(4 pages) 39 0 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

This essay can be used as a book report of My Place, by Sally Morgan, or as an example of written history vs individual memory

legacy of culture contact between white and Aboriginal Australia as integral to her identity as an Aborigine. For, as Berndt says:the history of Aboriginal people... is... not something that can be s ... to the early 1980s. Morgan's great-grandmother, Annie Padewani, was one of the first generation of Aborigines in the Pilbara region to live in close contact with whites. She and her descendants had t ...

(7 pages) 75 1 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Rapport Marketing Aborigine

e même serré, le commerce sélectionné fut la boutique de vêtements Aborigine. Cette boutique, située à Victoriaville, se veut être le second magasi ... ;tre le second magasin Aborigine ouvert dans la région, après celui de Drummondville. Aborigine se spécialise dans la vente de vêtements et d'accessoires (bijoux, lunettes d ...

(37 pages) 70 2 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Speech on 'Authority and the Individual'

he bottom. J is an individual that is caught somewhere in between these 2 groups. J is a half caste aborigine brain washed by the white society which had debased the Aboriginal culture to a bare minim ... esentation of this is Farrell who is anExtreme of abuse of authority. He forces J to betray another Aborigine Harry Edwards and this led to his suicide which is caused again by Farrell's abuse of auth ...

(3 pages) 32 0 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Change essay

contemporary political perspectives reveals change in relation to the past and present lives of the Aborigines. However, on another level, by presenting these changes, composers align the responders w ... of connotative words, often in couplets or triplets to illustrate a bipolar world of subjugation of Aborigines. For example, those who removed children "tricked" families into allowing it, then, they ...

(4 pages) 43 0 4.3 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

How and why have the government policies towards Aborigines changed in Australia changed since the end of WWII?

There are a number of polices targeted at Aborigines in Australia that has been changed since the end of World War for many reasons. These pol ... land rights.The Assimilation Policy which occurred in 1940 was a policy which was aimed to have all Aborigines living like white Australians. The Aborigines were encouraged to move into cites, give up ... egardless of their cultural background.Even thought the Integration Policy was put into place, most Aborigines still did not have the same rights and advantages as most Australians. Aborigines still h ...

(2 pages) 35 0 4.3 Aug/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Aboriginal Rights and Freedoms

nalism. From this idea, they created protectorates to educate, civilize and guard the rights of the Aborigines. In 1883, the Aborigines Protection Board was established. For most of the 20th century, ... ucated like white children. Children who were taken away were known as the Stolen Generation. Also, Aborigines were put onto reserves and missions so they could live independently, whilst continuing t ...

(2 pages) 53 0 4.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Aboriginal Rights and Freedoms

n designed and implemented by non-Aboriginal people. The common justification for most policies for Aborigines was that they were "for their own good". There have been policies of protection, assimila ... ion.When the six Australian colonies became a Federation in 1901, white Australia believed that the Aborigines were a dying race and the Constitution made only two references to them. Section 127 excl ...

(6 pages) 56 0 4.8 Sep/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Section 127 of the Australian Constitution

IntroductionThe word aborigine comes from the Latin phrase ab origine, meaning from the beginning. When spelled with a sm ... om the Latin phrase ab origine, meaning from the beginning. When spelled with a small "a," the word aborigines refers to any people whose ancestors were the first people to live in a country.Australia ... ve that they originated in southeastern Asia, more than 40,000 years ago. In 2001 the population of aborigines and Torres Straits Islanders was 265,000. 2% of the Australian population as a whole and ...

(6 pages) 30 0 3.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The theme 'History Repeating itself' in "Strange objects" by Gary Crew.

t Jan Pelgrom found a ring that glows, he got sick, broke away from Wouter Loos and killed a female Aborigine. In the story from the present, Steven Messenger also found the same ring that glows, beca ... n both Pelgrom's and Messenger's story, the setting is in isolated areas of Western Australia, with Aborigines nearby. Therefore, due to the similarities we can see history recurring and the history a ...

(3 pages) 39 0 4.3 Jun/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

"Beneath Clouds" film review

me his misfortunes on his ethnicity, and on the other hand, Vaughn does not realise that Lena is of Aborigines decent, and so hold a barrier towards her as he does towards other white people. As the j ... g relationship is developing between the two.Lena is a mixed race teenage girl who escaped from her Aborigines mother to a journey to look for her Irish father. She wants to get away from her heritage ...

(2 pages) 1780 0 0.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Analysis of the film 'Uncivilised' as an ideological vehicle of subjective expression and representation in Australian society.

r of Indigenous Australians, Uncivilised is simply an amalgamation of the prejudicial views against Aborigines during the colonial period and the early twentieth century. The film reveals a supremacis ... supremacist attitude against Indigenous Australians within Australian culture which seeks to define Aborigines as savage, primitive, wild and simply uncivilised. Whether it be via the lack of linguist ...

(8 pages) 20 0 0.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

"Rabbit Proof Fence" by Phillip Noyce: Scene 1 Analysis

ears the Aboriginal have resisted invasion of their lands by white settlers.Now, a special law, the Aborigines Act, controls their lives in every detail.Mr. A. O. Neville, the Chief Protector of Abori ... n every detail.Mr. A. O. Neville, the Chief Protector of Aborigines, is the legal guardian of every Aborigine in the State of Western Australia. He has the power‘to remove any half-caste child ...

(2 pages) 15 1 3.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Aboriginal Dreamtime: Aboriginal Beliefs

d shaped rock or a tree but a lot of meaning behind it, totems are very important to the individual aborigine, they looked after it well and others respected it. Totems remained with the individual fo ... and Weowie travelled the lands and wherever he went he left water hole and streams in the land.The aborigines strongly believed in their dreamtime, and still to this day there are aborigines around A ...

(1 pages) 14 0 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Austrailian aborigines

Australian Aborigines Prior to the colonization of Australia by the British in the late 1600's, large group of ... r to the colonization of Australia by the British in the late 1600's, large group of natives called Aborigines lived there. They received the name Aborigine due to the translation of the word "the peo ... people who were here from the beginning" (Internet, Aboriginal history and culture). The Australian Aborigines occupied the entire Australian continent, which included the large island of Tasmania. By ...

(8 pages) 39 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

No sugar

The play, No Sugar by Jack Davis seeks to expose the racist attitudes faced by Australian Aborigines at the hands of white authority whilst also promoting the strength of the Aboriginal cult ... The play also strives to let the white audience learn of the extreme injustices encountered by the Aborigine's during the white colonization. In doing this it also attempts to let the white audience ...

(7 pages) 32 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Inheritance, by Hannie Rayson. Inheritance challenges the authenticity of what we see in Australian values: a fair go for all and the family as a cherished institution. Do you agree?

ed to equal chances. Nugget is an example of this. He is the bastard son of Farley Hamilton, and an aborigine. His adopted mother, Dibs Hamilton, disowns him immediately after his father passes away. ... ey. Maureen is a politician, campaigning to assimilate, or eliminate if they refuse, immigrants and aborigines to her standard of the true “Australian way of life”.It is a typical Australian ...

(1 pages) 18 0 1.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Discuss how No Sugar uses dramatic conventions to represent and challenge the power relations between the oppressor and the oppressed.

g presented. Here Davis can effectively initiate an attitudinal change towards the situation of the Aborigines through the manipulation of staging, symbolism, characterisation and dialogue. The play s ... shows clever manipulation of dramatic space to expose the lack of justice and the hardship that the Aborigines have endured due to the oppression placed upon them. The separate settings on the one sta ...

(4 pages) 17 0 1.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama