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  • The Gap Between Aboriginal And Torres

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    assessment 1. I plan to close the gap between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders people and between non-Indigenous people by putting in place strategies that advocate cultural inclusivity. The first strategies I would use would be would be to make people aware. Being aware of the local aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander communality. Also being aware of their local heritage. When the centre is aware of the Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander community and the issues they may have. The

  • Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islanders

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    Indigenous people will have generally retained their cultural practices and traditions that will differ greatly from that of the settlers. The term ‘Indigenous person’ is used to describe Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. (Australian Human Rights Commission, n.d.) Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are the original land owners of Australia, having lived here for more than 40,000. They were free to practice a different way of life and culture before European settlement in the late 1700s

  • Torres Strait Islanders Identity

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    For most of their (over) 45,000 years history, Torres Strait Islanders have established their own unique identity as a group and within their respective collectives, partially due to limited contact between the Torres Strait Islands and Europeans, until Britain’s colonisation in 1788; Therefore, the last two centuries as a result of colonisation have undoubtedly effectuated the alienation of the Torres Strait Islanders, and ergo had pernicious influences on their identity. As argued by Mua Makereta

  • Essay Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders

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    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have faced disadvantages in various areas, particularly housing. The disadvantages these people face now are the result of policies introduced by the European settlers, then the government. The policies introduced were protection, assimilation, integration and self-determination. It is hard to understand the housing disadvantages faced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people if

  • Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander History

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    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, language and culture are part of who we are as Australians. It is important for me as a pre-service teacher to be aware of how my personal background, experiences and ideas about identity will influence my teaching philosophy to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. My ability to understand the cultural identities of all students in my class is necessary for addressing their individual needs. We all bring our own perspectives and ways

  • Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander People Essay

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    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are a distinct traditional cultural group of the Australian population. The historical wealth of the importance of contribution to country by the Indigenous people of this nation is truly significant. At the Indigenous Future-Venture Research Institution (IFVRI) we place at the forefront of our mission, the aim to develop and implement, through the in-depth research and analysis of data, new material for awareness platforms and information that will primarily

  • Embedding Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Perspectives

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    Embedding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives in the curriculum has now become a high priority amoungst schools across the nation. The Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) (2013), recognises “that the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures cross-curriculum priority is designed for all students to engage in reconciliation, respect and recognition of the world’s oldest continuous living cultures”. By including this, the curriculum will

  • Questions On Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Education

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    the learning in each Topic 1 links to the Cherbourg schooling experiences by discussing the issues and contexts in Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander education. It explores students’ own cultural beliefs and behaviours as well as skills needed to be effective in cross-cultural setting (Bonney, 2014). Chris explains that the main issues relating to Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander’s in regards to their education is mostly their social and emotional wellbeing. A large cause of this is possibly

  • A Brief Note On Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Health

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    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people experience social disadvantages which significantly impacts their physical, psychological, emotional, spiritual and social health. This essay analyses the impacts of the social determinants of health such as socioeconomic status, early life and psychological distress to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health which causes the wide gap in the social disadvantages experienced by the Indigenous community. According to the assessment of a Productivity

  • Health Inequalities Experienced By Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander People

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    Hodson - Term 3, 2015 1. Describe the health inequities experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia. Health inequities describe the differences in health status or in the distribution of health resources between different population groups, ascending from the social conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age. In Australia, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders experience far more ill health than other Australians. The major inequities experienced

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