Indigenous Australian languages

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  • How Different Ideologies And Policies Have Had Profound Positive And Positive Impacts On Minority Group Languages

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    uphold ‘minority language rights’ in Australia? Discuss as a case study. CONTENTION 1. What is your essay contention? This essay will examine how different ideologies and policies have had profound negative and positive impacts on minority group languages/indigenous languages in Australia. The replacement of assimilation ideology by multiculturalism and introduction of new policy at national and state level, to some extent, had positive impacts on minority group languages in general and in

  • A Study On Australian Indigenous Art

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    Australia, but one in particular is Australian Indigenous art, which is the oldest ongoing tradition of art in the world. Initial forms of artistic Aboriginal expression were rock carvings, body painting and ground designs, which date back more than 30,000 years. After Australia was colonized the sale of artifacts occurred between indigenous and non-indigenous people on a widespread basis throughout south-eastern Australia. The quality and variety of Australian Indigenous art produced today reflects the

  • To What Extent Has Your Personal Response to the Speeches Been Shaped by the Enduring Power of Their Intellectual & Artistic Qualities? an Exploration of the Speeches “Faith Hope and Reconciliation” by Faith Bandler

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    I have selected two speeches both of which I felt were written to connect with their audience and be persuasive. The first speech by indigenous Australian rights activist Faith Bandler, is aptly named “Faith, Hope and Reconciliation” 1999, the second speech is “Funeral Service of the Unknown Australian Soldier” presented by the honorable Paul Keating, 1993. In the following case study I will be exploring and reviewing and evaluating the intellectual and artistic qualities of these two speeches, with

  • The Issues Of Diabetes Among Indigenous Australians

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    Diabetes has become a serious issue in indigenous Australians in Australia. According to the Australian human rights commission (2001), indigenous people were three times more than non- indigenous Australians. Compared with all the population in the world, aboriginal Australians have the fourth highest rate of type 2 diabetes. Around 10% to 30% of them are diagnosed with diabetes and many of them will have the disease in early age (Better Health Channel, 2011). Based on the truths stated above, it

  • Essay on Policies Affecting Indigenous Australians

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    Indigenous Australians have faced many changes to their original life style, with numerous policies being brought in. These policies had an incredible affect on how the indigenous Australians lived. The policies inflicted on the indigenous Australians varied widely and had numerous impacts. The policies of assimilation, protection and integration had mainly negative impacts on the community, causing loss of identity, language and religion. The policies of self-determination and reconciliation, had

  • The Importance Of The Dreaming In Australia

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    storytelling and painting. Indigenous Australians have maintained links to The Dreaming dating back from ancient times up to the present, providing a very rich cultural heritage. The role that The Dreaming plays in Indigenous Australian life is very important to this culture as it holds big significance of how Indigenous Australians and their culture came to be. Kakadu’s traditional owners were the Indigenous Australians that were split into two different language groups. Bininj is the traditional

  • The Stolen Generation : Aboriginal And Aboriginal

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    “die out”, through forced rejection of their heritage and banning the use of their own language. Children faced physical, psychological and sexual abuse, sexual and labour exploitation, racism, grief, and suffering. Between 1 in 10 and 3 in 10 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children were taken by government, church, or welfare authorities and placed into institutional or foster care with non-Indigenous families. Authorities were able to remove Aboriginal children it was thought that through

  • No Suger, by Jack Davis

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    within the small town of Northam, and are forcefully moved to the Moore River Native Settlement by non-Indigenous officials. The playwright

  • Indigenous Aboriginal And Aboriginal People

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    Indigenous Australians are probably descendants of the first modern humans to migrate out of Africa to Asia, roughly 70,000 years ago, arriving in Australia around 50,000 years ago. There is great diversity among different Indigenous communities and societies in Australia, each with its own unique mixture of cultures, customs and languages. In present-day Australia these groups are further divided into local communities. At the time of initial European settlement, over 250 languages were spoken;

  • Cultural Differences Between Indigenous And Non-Indigenous Australians

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    Safety Indigenous Perspectives subject in first semester, it is evident that there are many inequalities that exist in the country between indigenous Australians and non-indigenous Australians (Ramsden, 2002). As an international student I found this subject to be extremely interesting and challenging. Learning the significance of cultural differences is an important aspect of nursing practice everywhere. On the other hand, I found unexpected negative issues related to indigenous Australians who suffer