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Indigenous Land and Culture - INDG2001

Year - 2020

This unit explores the centrality of the connection between land and culture to the continuity and well-being of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Students learn about Country and Indigenous relationships with, responsibilities to and care of place, and the maintenance of land, language and culture. A rights based perspective is used to explore Indigenous political history and activism in maintaining and protecting Country and culture. Students survey local and international case studies to illuminate the links between land, cultural rights and human rights.

1x1hr lecture/week, 1x2hr tutorial/week

1x1800wd essay (40%), 1x1800wd case study (40%), 1 x case study presentation (900wd equiv)(20%)


12 credit points at 1000 level in Indigenous Studies


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Literature, Arts and Media
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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