Essays Tagged: "Indigenous Australians"

The importance of land/country to australian aboriginals.

n'. (1996, p.7).The basic tenets of Aboriginal spirituality are inextricably bound to the land."For Indigenous Australians the land is the core of all spirituality." (, 2003, p.1). ... ven more so than who one's parents were (although blood ties were and still are very important). An indigenous person's identity was formed by their relationship to the land and their spiritual ties t ...

(7 pages) 136 0 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

The development of modern Australia

The 1901 constitution still did not recognise the fact that Indigenous Australians owned the Australian land before the British settlers came. In fact, it state ... it stated that 'aboriginal natives' were not to be counted as Australian citizens. This meant that Indigenous Australians did not have federal protection. They could not receive federal government ai ... ch as pensions and could not vote in federal elections.Each state made its own rules with regard to indigenous Australians. They made laws that banned them from going to certain places. They made it i ...

(4 pages) 41 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Maybe Tomorrow

Storytelling is an integral part of life for Indigenous Australians. From an early age, storytelling plays a vital role in educating children. Th ...

(4 pages) 72 1 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Koori Courts - should they be trailed and Raised in Australia

In the last year alone, more than eight percent of the Indigenous residents become visible in a criminal court, four times more often than the rest of the ... ?Koori courts will be found to create a reasonable, assessable and logical justice system where the Indigenous Australians will not be mistreated and differentiated against. The configuration of the K ... dual and an aboriginal integrity hand.If the courts were to be established in Victoria, whenever an indigenous offender declares they're at fault to crimes in the magistrates' court and they select to ...

(4 pages) 32 0 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Indigenous Races and "The Attraction of Boxing"

What is the appeal of boxing that attracts the indigenous races of society? And why is it that boxing is proving to be so popular amongst these cla ... y? And why is it that boxing is proving to be so popular amongst these classes especially where the indigenous Australians and Afro-Americans are concerned? In this essay I will try to explain the rat ... ch are having a great influence in the role of this current issue. If so has boxing been giving the indigenous races the platform in which to bring out their own idealism and culture, as there own spe ...

(6 pages) 39 1 4.4 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Land occupies a distinctive time and place in the cultural experience of Australians, indigenous and non-indigenous

The Land occupies a distinctive time and place in the cultural experience of Australians, indigenous and non-indigenous."The Land" takes up a distinguishing place in the cultural knowledge o ... ous."The Land" takes up a distinguishing place in the cultural knowledge of both indigenous and non-indigenous Australians. We see this through the works of many Australian artists. Indigenous Austral ...

(3 pages) 40 1 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Reconciliation In Australia

is the bringing together of people, for Australia this specifically means the bringing together of Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. This essay will examine some of the strategies used for r ... (e.g. North America, New Zealand) was not accompanied by any treaty or agreement with the existing Indigenous population. This has caused many conflicts in Australia. However, since at least the 1970 ...

(3 pages) 52 0 4.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Stolen Generation needs To be Recognised by Australian Society

Hypothesis: We cannot say sorry for the stolen generation, but the damage that it has caused to the indigenous society must be recognized.Reconciliation, apologies and the stolen generation, all these ... hould be solved.The term stolen generation is the name given to aboriginals, usually those with non-indigenous ancestry, who were removed from their families as children and sent to institutions or ad ...

(3 pages) 51 1 3.8 Aug/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Native Title Law In Australia

cept of native title in Australia. Native title is the name given to the traditional land system of indigenous Australians, which was developed over thousands of years. In 1992, with Mabo, the Austral ... he coast in 1770 and claimed the eastern part of a continent which had already been occupied by our indigenous people for at least 40,000 years as a piece of British real estate.Unlike 'land right ...

(6 pages) 68 1 4.4 Sep/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Aboriginal Spirituality: Your task is to basically find out about aboriginal spirituality and how it is inter woven and given meaning to the native inhabitants of Australi. By Brent Doolan

their music, their dancing, and their spirituality - became a manifestation of it. Spirituality for Indigenous Australians takes many forms. Its forms and practices have been profoundly influenced by ...

(4 pages) 41 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Myths of Indigenous Australians

When Europeans first arrived to Australia, they viewed the indigenous inhabitants as lacking sufficient civilisation to be deemed as the tangible owners and so ... order to claim the land (Keesing 1981). In addition to this, the Europeans also felt that if these Indigenous Australians forcefully gave in to their 'wild wandering and unsettled habits' then they w ... s and Aboriginal Islander Affairs Queensland (DFSAIA) which further examine the myths shrouding our Indigenous Australians.With the arrival of the first settlers came a new wave of ideals about th ...

(7 pages) 23 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology


ich remains prevalent due tothe, 'ideological framework', such a portrayal provides to understandingIndigenous characterization. Through the author's reference to Kaplansarticles, the reader is expose ... nectives and Western appreciation through conveying, 'political' and'aesthetic' issues, relevant to Indigenous Australians within media. Theauthor implores the placement of Indigenous Australians in c ...

(1 pages) 29 0 4.3 Apr/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Indigenous Studies

s Aboringinalism as a method ofdialogue which produces, 'authoritative' and 'essential truths' aboutIndigenous Australians. The author examines the European scholar attitudeof Indigenous inadequacy in ... e end in the beginning: re(de)fining Aboriginality', In:Blacklines Contemporary Critical Writing by Indigenous Australians,Melbourne University Press, 2003, pp. 25-42

(1 pages) 439 0 1.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Changing Perspectives Create Awakenings

ghout the poem but also makes comments on the she has changed her perspective along with her fellow indigenous Australians due to external pressure. This is similar in Mohamed H Khadra's essay "What P ... hem. In Oodgeroo's poem "No More Boomerang" the responder is exposed to the loss of the traditional Indigenous culture due to the colonisation of Australia by the British in 1788. Oodgeroo uses synony ...

(5 pages) 56 0 4.1 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

The Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody - Includes Bibliography

s but these have only been partially implemented. Today there are still difficulties arising within Indigenous Australian communities and prisons because the problem was not dealt with suitably in the ... inal Deaths in Custody was established in 1987, in response to a public outcry, particularly in the Indigenous community, over the number of Indigenous Australians dying while in prison or under polic ...

(4 pages) 50 1 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Aboriginal Art: Traditional to Contemporary

The resurgence of Australian Indigenous art has become one of the 'most brilliant and exciting new eras of modern art.' (cited in ... d enthusiasm that art critic, Robert Hughes, has described it as 'the last great art movement.' For indigenous Australians art has been a part of their culture and tradition for thousands of years and ... the catalyst for contemporary Aboriginal art. Fascinated by the traditional sand designs created by Indigenous children in Papunya, Bardon encouraged the Aboriginal community to re-create their Dreamt ...

(5 pages) 71 0 5.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

A critical analysis of Anti-Racism Policy in Schools.

'democracy' on its people……and the Romans 'tried' to be Greek….IntroductionIn Indigenous Australians' "struggle against racism and other forms of discrimination and injustice, ed ... alyse how the ARP2005 is addressing and not addressing racism in education in NSW, with emphasis on Indigenous Australians. The discussion will show how inherent racism lies within the structure of Au ...

(17 pages) 124 0 3.4 Mar/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Indigenous Spirituality

te governments of the time know that assimilation would have such a negative affect to thousands of indigenous Australians in the years to follow. By 1951 the assimilation policy was in full swing and ... n as the "Stolen Generation". Members of the stolen generation all lost a great deal of their indigenous spirituality as a result of the assimilation process.Archie Roach was three years old whe ...

(4 pages) 12 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The History Of The Australian Governments Policies From 1788 To Today.

788 till today.Before British settlers settled in 1788 at Botany Bay, there were native inhibitors (indigenous Australians or Aborigines pronounced in society today). The British Government developed ... ptain James Cook on Australia's "Terra Firma". Some of these policies were devastating to the indigenous Australians. When the British settles discovered Australia in 1788, they had discovered a ...

(4 pages) 29 0 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

The 1967 referendum essay.

ginal people has been granted legal rights but not citizenship. A boriginals tried to be counted as Australians and a referendum was done to change the australian convention. A referendum is a voting ...

(3 pages) 8 0 5.0 May/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers