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KOCR2600 - Indigenous Australia: An Introduction
Faculty of Other - 6 credit points
HECS Band one
Domestic Fee: $3,390
International Fee: $3,870
EFTSL: 0.125000000
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Department: Koori Centre
Offered session(s): 1, 2
Prerequisites: 18 Junior credit points
Prohibitions: KOCR2100
Teacher/Coordinator: Ms Lynette Riley

Classes: 2 x 1hr lec & 1 x 1hr tutorial weekly

Assessment: essay (40%); tutorial presentation (10%); tutorial paper (20%); 2 x critical reviews(30%)

This unit of study is the first stepping stone in the Indigenous Australian Studies (IAS) Major. Structured around three themes - representation and identity, invasion and colonisation, and resistance and agency - the unit critically examines the historical, social and political contexts of the survival and growth of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander societies and cultures. Students will gain a critical awareness of traditional and contemporary Indigenous Australia, and develop a decolonised critical framework which underpins the IAS major.
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