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An Indigenous Journey

  • Authors: Hepner, Karon, Lotter, Liz
  • Publisher: Springer Singapore
  • Published: 2019

Indigenous peoples’ participation in vocational education and training (VET) is explored, along with employability outcomes. Cultural aspects are discussed conveying the challenges in merging societal and Indigenous norms in order…

The virtues of rubbish research: A novel way of measuring the impact of crime prevention interventions in public spaces

  • Authors: Allard, Troy, Stewart, A, Manning, M
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • Published: 2018

The virtues of rubbish research: A novel way of measuring the impact of crime prevention interventions in public spaces

Aboriginal culture and food-landscape relationships in Australia: Indigenous knowledge for Country and landscape

  • Authors: Clarke, PA, Jones, DS
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Published: 2018

Aboriginal residency of Australia began over 50,000 years ago. This landscape has sustained many Aboriginal communities, whilst witnessing major geological and climate transformations. Aboriginal custodians have navigated a vast spectrum…

Linguistic and material intimacies of cell phones

  • Author: Deger, J
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Published: 2018

This chapter claims mobile phones as technologies of creative mediation and world-making. Specifically, it explores their aesthetics as an increasingly significant and generative texture of contemporary society among Yolngu Aboriginal…

Complicating dynamics: Adapting the Sustainable Livelihoods Framework to a remote Indigenous context in Australia

  • Authors: Moran, M, Simpson Reeves, L, Wright, A
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Published: 2018

Complicating dynamics: Adapting the Sustainable Livelihoods Framework to a remote Indigenous context in Australia

Singing on country and singing for country

  • Author: Palmer, D
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Published: 2018

Singing on country and singing for country

Critical reflections on the operation of Aboriginal night patrols

  • Authors: Scott, John, Barclay, Elaine, Sims, Margaret, Cooper, Trudi, Love, Terrence
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Published: 2018

Much has been written about Aboriginal night patrols in recent decades; this has typically been ethnographic or evaluative. However, little work has been done to situate night patrols against wider…

Understanding crime and justice in Torres Strait Islander communities

  • Authors: Scott, John, Morton, James
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Published: 2018

Questions of race and crime in Australia largely revolve around indigenous peoples. Australian criminologists cannot escape racial terminology which divides the population into groupings and largely ignores the complex ways…

How can arts participation promote Indigenous social determinants of health?

  • Authors: Bartleet, Brydie-Leigh, Sunderland, Naomi, Lakhani, Ali
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
  • Published: 2018

This chapter draws on Australian and Canadian Indigenous frameworks to explore the relationship between arts activities and the social determinants of health (SDOH). It grounds these explorations in insights from…

Fire regimes and cology of arid Australia

  • Authors: van Etten, Eddie J. B., Burrows, Neil D.
  • Publisher: Springer International Publishing
  • Published: 2018

Although fire is a widespread phenomenon and major ecosystem disturbance at the global scale, fire is a relatively rare event in much of the arid lands as rainfall and productivity…

Tangentyere Design: Architectural practice and cultural agency in central Australia

  • Author: Broffman, Andrew
  • Publisher: Springer Singapore
  • Published: 2018

Tangentyere Design Tangentyere Design is an Aboriginal owned architectural practice based in central Australia. As an enterprise of its parent organisation, Tangentyere Council, its mission is to promote—within the built…

The shine and shadow of global citizenship: Insights from teacher education in remote Indigenous communities in Australia

  • Authors: Dyer, Julie, Hartung, Catherine
  • Publisher: Springer International Publishing
  • Published: 2018

Discourses of global citizenship are increasingly embedded in the education policies of higher education institutions in Australia. Programmes that involve students working in culturally diverse communities are seen as pivotal…

Going remote: Narratives of learning on an Indigenous professional experience placement

  • Authors: Rennie, Jennifer, Prowd, Cordelia, Harrison, Ryan, Davies, Tanya, Newton, Teanau
  • Publisher: Springer Singapore
  • Published: 2018

A lack of specialist knowledge and skills in teachers, as well as high levels of teacher turnover has contributed to the reported poor educational outcomes of Indigenous students in remote…

Carrying the conversation in our heads: dialogue in a remote Aboriginal setting

  • Authors: Harper, Helen, Lotherington, Matt, Parkin, Bronwyn
  • Publisher: Primary English Teaching Association Australia (PETAA)
  • Published: 2018

Project: Explore what it means to create classroom dialogue in a context where the teacher and students begin with little shared understanding of the topic, or of the academic purposes…

Of mothers, adoption and orphans: The significance of relatedness in a remote Aboriginal community

  • Author: Burbank, VB
  • Publisher: ANU Press
  • Published: 2018

Of mothers, adoption and orphans: The significance of relatedness in a remote Aboriginal community

Indigenous traditional knowledge and contemporary architecture in Australia

  • Author: O’Rourke, Timothy
  • Publisher: Springer Singapore
  • Published: 2018

This chapter traces the varied uses of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander building traditions across different periods of colonisation to the early twenty-first century. In Australia, two-way exchanges of European…

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander domestic architecture in Australia

  • Author: O’Rourke, Timothy
  • Publisher: Springer Singapore
  • Published: 2018

This chapter examines Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander domestic architecture across the period from the onset of European colonisation to the early twenty-first century. In these two centuries, housing and…

The Anti-Festival: Kimberley Aboriginal cultural politics and the artful business of creating spaces for Kardiya to hear and feel across difference

  • Author: Slater, Lisa
  • Publisher: Springer International Publishing
  • Published: 2018

Slater’s focus is settler Australia’s inability to hear Aboriginal people on their own terms. The chapter explores a five-day cultural immersion and knowledge programme—run at the KALACC festival, Kimberley, Western…

An Australian Perspective

  • Authors: Freemantle, Jane, Ellis, Louise
  • Publisher: University of Adelaide Press, Adelaide (AU)
  • Published: 2018

An accurate picture of mortality informs a society as to its social progress within each community, as mortality is a key indicator of effective public health policies and programs. Data…

A thematic history of bilingual education in the Northern Territory

  • Authors: Devlin, Brian, Disbray, Samantha, Devlin, Nancy
  • Publisher: Springer Singapore
  • Published: 2017

In 1950 Robert Menzies, then Prime Minister of Australia, was party to a little known, high-level agreement which acknowledged that in some circumstances a bilingual approach in education might be…

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