Essays Tagged: "Indigenous Australian"

Aboriginal injustices and breif history recap

ginal communities and the decimation of the fabric to aboriginal society. The European views of the Australian continent, as "terra nullus" is significant as the whites did not recognize aboriginal co ... red the existence of native title in the common law. In one of the most important remarks of recent Australian history two of the High Court judges, Deane and Gaudron, called the dispossession of the ...

(2 pages) 40 1 4.0 Apr/2004

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

Explain why Aboriginal children of the stolen generations were removed from their parents.

d and respected, to the point that it was assumed that Aboriginal people wanted to be like European Australians.

(1 pages) 44 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History


Aborigines should have access to their ancestral lands.Indigenous Australian should be able to visit, use or in some cases inhabit the land which belonged ...

(1 pages) 24 0 1.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

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


to the point that they have indeed abandoned the heart of their nationality, for how else could the indigenous peoples that have represented the essence of Australia for thousands of years be left to ... . However with the abolition of ATSIC and no efforts being made to reassemble another organisation, indigenous Australians have once again been shoved to the bottom of national importance, and left wi ...

(2 pages) 37 0 2.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

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

Discuss the Aboriginal people's unique relationship to the landscape.

relationships with places in their territory. In a nutshell, the land and identity are inseparable.Indigenous people have occupied Australia for at least 60 000 years and have evolved with the land - ... often used to refer to an individual's or group's set of beliefs or spirituality. For instance, an Indigenous Australian might say that they have Kangaroo Dreaming, or Shark Dreaming or any combinati ...

(3 pages) 37 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

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

The Australian Hero: An overview of what is a hero and how it has changed over time

r, more dominant figure, the Australian hero. However, these figures have always secluded women and Indigenous Australians as a whole. While society has grown to include these marginalised groups the ...

(3 pages) 62 0 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Aboriginal History: Reconciliation.

iginal spirit and contribute to their 'inevitable' extinction.In the late 20th century, Australia's indigenous peoples were:* 29 times more likely to be put in jail than other Australians.* 20 times m ... e.* Less likely to receive bail or have legal representation in court.* More likely to plead guilty.Indigenous peoples suffered many injustices under the Australian legal system.In 1989, the Commonwea ...

(2 pages) 55 0 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Aboriginal Representation in Film.

ics of Aboriginality and make sure that the viewer is an active audience member. As a member of the Australian Aboriginal community herself, Tracey Moffatt expresses her ideas and thoughts about Abori ... . Her debut, Nice Coloured Girls won the prize for the Most Innovative Film at the 1988 Festival of Australian Film and Video. (A. Rutherford: 1988). This essay will look at the films Nice Coloured Gi ...

(10 pages) 64 0 3.3 Oct/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Aboriginal cooking methods, Aboriginal dreaming, Aboriginals in jail and custody

stody than non-aboriginal children. For aboriginals aged 18-21 the over-representation rate was 9.6*Indigenous rates of imprisonment in adult prisons varied between about 4* times the non-indigenous r ... micide and 16 times for breaking and entering.One principle factor is that of the low status of the indigenous side of Australia in socio-economy & culture.In 1988, Commissioner Muirhead stated th ...

(5 pages) 29 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Aborigine Studies - The Rhoburn Community

It is a fact that the majority of the indigenous communities in Australia are the most disadvantaged. This is evident with the situation i ...

(2 pages) 20 0 4.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Describe the human characteristics that make Australia unique. Explain how Australia's changing demographic characteristics are influencing the nature and identity of Australian society

dentity include multiculturalism; the 'ageing population'; decreasing fertility rates; the changing indigenous population and the changing population density of Australia.Australia has one of the lowe ... rms and mines. Australians obtain a large percentage of income from the exports of wool and bauxite.Indigenous people alone occupied Australia until 1788, they inhabited Australia for at least 50,000 ...

(3 pages) 45 0 4.3 Dec/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Modernising Traditional Indigenous Art In Australia

Indigenous Australian artists have been painting for thousands of years. These artists have been gre ... e been greatly influenced by their traditional beliefs brought upon them by their tribal ancestors. Indigenous art has evolved from traditional to contemporary styles through the use of evolving, tech ... still used, so that their heritage is kept alive. One artist which still uses traditional forms of Indigenous art is Billy Stockman Japaltjarri. Another artist whom has moved on from traditional form ...

(6 pages) 38 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

The Aboriginal Experience – Struggles For Rights And Freedom

of the Commonwealth Franchise Act 1902 and the Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act 1900 that Indigenous people were not included as citizens of Australia, and could therefore not vote. When whi ... original people within Australian society today. The demand for justice and equality by Australia's Indigenous people has been a long hard struggle.In 1965, Freedom Rides were revolutionary. Indigenou ...

(4 pages) 49 0 3.0 May/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Aboriginal Society Pre Settlement

Broome (1994:10) believes that this may be increased to 120,000 years, either way there is no doubt Australian Aborigines were the original inhabitants of a previously uninhabited continent. Early ant ... f change, rather than its traditional uninterrupted form. Broome (1994:15) argued that the lives of Australian aborigines were shaped by their dreamtime stories; these were both an explanation of how ...

(6 pages) 6 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Aboriginal Activism

Indigenous people have lived in Australia for about 50,000 years. The population at the time of Euro ... ?Freedom Riders?. Their aim was to draw attention to racism in rural areas such as the exclusion of Indigenous people from public swimming pools. On of the areas targeted was Moree. In this town the c ... counted in the census. Over 90% of voters, voted ?yes? to remove elements of discrimination against indigenous Australians from the constitution. The referendum showed Australians now recognised abori ...

(4 pages) 20 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

The Australian identity and how is has evolved over time.

the broad concept it is today.The poem 'Then and Now' by Ooderoo of the tirbe Noonuccal provides an indigenous perspective of the Australian identity by highlighting the radical change in lifestyle si ... the land is compared against the "traffic and trade of the busy town". The poem adds a contemporary Indigenous response and outlook towards the emposed new culture and society protocol.Through the use ...

(4 pages) 32 0 4.5 May/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History