Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
The concept of ‘shared sovereignty’ is examined as a contribution to the debate on reconciliation with Indigenous peoples in Canada and Australia.
The discussion includes some commentary on some common features of the reconciliation debate in both countries. The main focus is on the...
With a growing number of successful native title determinations under the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) (NTA), attention is increasingly turning to the administration of the actual rights and interests in land which flow from these determinations and the operations of Prescribed Bodies...
The Indigenous Land Corporation (ILC) was established in 1995 by the Keating Government as one element of its three-part response to the Mabo judgment. The first part was the Native Title Act (1993), which validated past grants of land to settlers and set...
Young children learn best when taught through their mother tongue. This commonsense principle has been supported by decades of research on bilingual education for children who don't speak the dominant language.
The research has also shown that there are positive effects on children’s cognitive...
The library and information profession has much to learn to meet the information needs of Indigenous people and appropriately manage Indigenous knowledge within their organisations.
The Indigenous perspective can well understand the profession’s desire to have clear prescriptions for practice and practical assistance. However,...
This is a site for anyone wanting an introduction to the rich history and contemporary culture of Indigenous Australia and is the online gateway to The Little Red Yellow Black Book: An introduction to Indigenous Australia .