Investigate historical, cultural and contemporary issues of Aboriginal sustainability.Explore case studies from across Australia. Measure the impact of colonisation. Look for factors that push cultural change in Indigenous communities.
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This subject explores the factors affecting sustainability for Aboriginal peoples of Australia. The lectures are based around personal stories of survival, loss and reconstruction. Through these stories, key practices and policies are examined. The subject is approached through three modules: traditional Aboriginal sustainability and worldviews; impact of colonisation on sustainability; and contemporary approaches to sustainability.
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