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Community and Family Studies: Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander peoples
CAFS : preliminary course : community and family studies by Mitchell, Kim , Pfeiffer, Kelly & Miller, Lauren
Call Number: NFS 300.76 MIT
Publication Date: 2010
Nelson community and family studies : preliminary and HSC by Beattie, Allison , Rayner, Bronwyn , Rayner, Kate & Roberts, Beth
Publication Date: 2009
Colour illustrations + 1 CD-ROM
Recognition and rights of indigenous people by Gordon, Sue
Call Number: TR 323.1 GOR
Publication Date: 2014
Recognition and Rights of Indigenous Peoples explores two distinct yet related experiences, those of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians and the New Zealand Maori and their respective struggles for civil, social and indigenous rights. Both case studies consider the impact of European settlement, dispossession and the denial of political and cultural rights. The emergence of modern rights movements in Australia and New Zealand and the struggle to secure land rights are also addressed in this journey of self-determination
Aboriginal Australians : their journey by Ellis, Jean A.
Call Number: NFS 305.89915 ELL
Publication Date: 2007
Growing up Aboriginal in Australia by Heiss, Anita
Call Number: BIO 305.89 GRO
Publication Date: 2018
What is it like to grow up Aboriginal in Australia? This anthology, compiled by award-winning author Anita Heiss, attempts to showcase as many diverse voices, experiences and stories as possible in order to answer that question. Each account reveals, to some degree, the impacts of invasion and colonisation - on language, on country, on ways of life, and on how people are treated daily in the community, the education system, the workplace and friendship groups.
The Little Red Yellow Black Book by Bruce Pascoe; AIATSIS
Publication Date: 2009-04-01
An in-depth introduction to Australia’s rich, indigenous culture, this pocket-sized guide is an invaluable resource for learning about the 60,000-year-old history of the country. Containing everything from history and rarely seen photographs to information on traveling respectfully, the content is written by indigenous people and follows their cultural protocols and ethics. Presented in a nonchronological approach, the guide is ultimately less a mere reference and more a story of identity and continuity.
Indigenous disadvantage by Healey, Justin
Call Number: NFS 362.10899915 IND
Publication Date: 2008
This presentation was made to briefly educate people on the culture of Aboriginal Australian people. This presentation was created by two Aboriginal university students with the purpose to create awareness in the workplace.
Who We Are: Brave New Clan follow the lives of six exceptional young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who share stories about their communities, history and cultures in contemporary Australia.
The Aboriginal Cultural Awareness Package has been developed to assist Catholic schools in the Diocese of Parramatta to meet the requirements of the Aboriginal Education Procedures. The Aboriginal Cultural Awareness Package contains resources specifically designed for Primary and Secondary schools, focusing on improving educational outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.
ACOSS is committed to the reduction of Indigenous poverty and inequality. As a non-Indigenous organisation, we do not claim to speak for, or represent, the views of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations. We work closely with the National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples and have signed a Supporters Accord to recognise this commitment
The United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues estimates there are more than 370 million Indigenous peoples spread across 70 countries worldwide, each practicing unique traditions, retaining social, cultural, economic and political characteristics that are distinct from those of the dominant societies in which they live.
This chapter will consider what culture means to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and how their connection to culture continues today.
Human Rights Commision
Australia is home to the oldest continuing living culture in the entire world.
The richness and diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures in Australia is something we should all take pride in as a nation.
We all interpret situations through our own ‘cultural lens’. We can find it difficult to understand and respect cultures that are not familiar or that appear to reflect different beliefs to our own. We need to recognise our own underlying values and assumptions before we can apply an ‘Indigenous lens’