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Early Pathways to School Learning: Lessons from the NT Data Linkage Study

  • Authors: Silburn, S, Guthridge, S, McKenziie, J, Su, J-Y, He, V, Haste, S
  • Publisher: Menzies School of Health Research
  • Published: 2018

Key findings: - The study findings first and foremost demonstrate the extent to which sociocultural and economic circumstances influence all children’s early health, development and learning, and why it is…

Sustainable Land Sector Development in Northern Australia: Indigenous rights, aspirations, and cultural responsibilities

  • Authors: Russell-Smith, Jeremy, James, Glenn, Pedersen, Howard, Sangha, Kamaljit
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • Published: 2018

ustainable Land Sector Development in Northern Australia sets out a vision for developing North Australia based on a culturally appropriate and ecologically sustainable land sector economy. This vision supports both…

People and Change in Indigenous Australia

  • Authors: Austin-Broos, Diane, Merlan, Francesca
  • Publisher: University of Hawai'i Press
  • Published: 2017

Since the advent of European settlement, indigenous Australians have been subject to continual change and entrenched inequality. This has been their shared experience even as regional histories have diverged. These…

Language Practices of Indigenous Children and Youth: The Transition from Home to School

  • Authors: Gillian Wigglesworth, Jane Simpson, Jill Vaughan
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
  • Published: 2017

This book explores the experiences of Indigenous children and young adults around the world as they navigate the formal education system and wider society. Profiling a range of different communities…

Indigenous Intermediaries: New perspectives on exploration archives

  • Authors: Shino Konishi, Maria Nugent, Tiffany Shellam
  • Publisher: ANU Press
  • Published: 2015

This edited collection understands exploration as a collective effort and experience involving a variety of people in diverse kinds of relationships. It engages with the recent resurgence of interest in…

Working together: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health and wellbeing principles and practice: 2nd Edition

  • Authors: Pat Dudgeon , Helen Milroy, Roz Walker
  • Publisher: Attorney-General's Department
  • Published: 2014

Part 1: History and Contexts 1. Aboriginal Social, Cultural and Historical Contexts - Pat Dudgeon, Michael Wright, Yin Paradies, Darren Garvey and Iain Walker 2. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander…

Information Technology and Indigenous Communities

  • Authors: Lyndon Ormond-Parker, Aaron Corn, Cressida Fforde, Kazuko Obata, Sandy O’Sullivan
  • Publisher: Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Islander Studies
  • Published: 2013

Contents: Chapter 1 p9 A study of mobile technology in a Cape York community: Its reality today and potential for the future. Laurel Evelyn Dyson and Fiona Brady Chapter 2…

Living with native title: the experiences of registered native title corporations

  • Authors: Toni Bauman, Lisa M Strelein, Jessica K Weir
  • Publisher: Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
  • Published: 2013

The case studies of Registered Native Title Bodies Corporate (RNTBCs) in this book arose from the PBC Research and Resources Project. CONTENTS Chapter 1 Navigating complexity: living with native titl…

Community Futures, Legal Architecture: Foundations for Indigenous Peoples in the Global Mining Boom

  • Authors: Langton, M., Longbottom, J.
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Published: 2012

The unifying experiences of the indigenous and local people, are the social and economic disadvantage experienced by indigenous peoples and local communities, surrounded by wealth-producing projects. Chapters on Australian Aboriginals,…

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education: An introduction for the teaching profession

  • Author: Price, K.
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Published: 2012

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education: An Introduction for the Teaching Profession prepares students for the classroom and community environments they will encounter when teaching Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander…

People on Country, Vital Landscapes, Indigenous Futures

  • Authors: Jon Altman , Seán Kerins
  • Publisher: Federation Press
  • Published: 2012

This book seeks to reposition Indigenous people and their caring for country activities from the margins to the very core of the growing national conversation on issues such as climate…

Reform and resistance in Aboriginal education

  • Authors: Quentin Beresford, Gary Partington, Graeme Gower
  • Publisher: University of Western Australia Press
  • Published: 2012

The revised edition of Reform and Resistance in Aboriginal Education takes a fresh look at the challenges and achievements that have occurred in this important area since the books original…

Country, Native Title and Ecology

  • Author: Jessica K Weir
  • Publisher: ANU E Press and Aboriginal History Incorporated
  • Published: 2012

This publication focuses on Indigenous peoples’ relationships with country, and seeks to discuss native title in terms that are more directly related to those relationships. In doing so, we also…

Ethnography and the production of anthropological knowledge: essays in honour of Nicolas Peterson

  • Authors: Musharbash, Yasmine, Barber, Marcus
  • Publisher: ANU E Press
  • Published: 2012

Contents: 1.Nic’s Gift: Turning ethnographic data into knowledge. Yasmine Musharbash Part I. Ritual, Material Culture, Land and Ecology 2.Splitting the Atom of Kinship: Towards an understanding of the symbolic economy…

Indigenous Peoples’ Innovation: Intellectual Property Pathways to Development

  • Authors: Peter Drahos, Susy Frankel
  • Publisher: ANU E Press
  • Published: 2012

The chapters in this volume were first presented at the conference ‘Intellectual Property, Trade and the Knowledge Assets of Indigenous Peoples: The Developmental Frontier’ in December 2010. Traditional knowledge systems…

Desert channels: the impulse to conserve

  • Authors: Libby Robin, Chris Dickman, Mandy Martin
  • Publisher: CSIRO Publishing
  • Published: 2011

This book is the centrepiece of a project that combines book, art exhibitions and web-based educational materials exploring the distinctive Desert Channels country in south-western Queensland. The region is the…

Demographic Change in Rural Landscapes: What Does it Mean for Society and the Environment?

  • Authors: Luck, G, Race, D, Black, R
  • Publisher: Springer (Landscape Series)
  • Published: 2011

Throughout history, humans have lived primarily in rural landscapes. In 2008, for the first time, the global population became predominantly urban. While much research has focussed on the impacts of…

Climate change: science and solutions for Australia

  • Authors: Helen Cleugh, Mark Stafford Smith, Michael Battaglia, Paul Graham
  • Publisher: CSIRO Publishing
  • Published: 2011

Climate change is the greatest ecological, economic, and social challenge of our time. Climate change research over many years shows links between human activities and warming of the atmosphere and…

Two way teaching and learning : toward culturally reflective and relevant education

  • Authors: Purdie, Nola, Milgate, Gina, Bell, Hannah Rachel
  • Publisher: ACER Press
  • Published: 2011

Within the Education Revolution lies another, quieter revolution that attempts to raise the profile and status, and improve the learning outcomes, of Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples children,…

Growing up in Central Australia: new anthropological studies of Aboriginal childhood and adolescence

  • Author: Eickelkamp, Ute
  • Publisher: Berghahn Books
  • Published: 2011

Surprisingly little research has been carried out about how Australian Aboriginal children and teenagers experience life, shape their social world and imagine the future. This volume presents recent and original…

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