Diversity and identity

Embracing and celebrating each other’s diversity as individuals does not take away from our identity as Indigenous people.
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Identity and reconciliation

Understanding diverse cultural identity in Australia is an essential element of achieving Reconciliation.
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Readings

Suggested readings for Topic 1, Indigenous identities.
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Indigenous leaders

Activity: How does the media decide who is an Indigenous leader?
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Face the facts

Activity: Brainstorm your current knowledge of Indigenous Australia, ideally at the beginning of semester.
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Perspectives in media reporting

Activity: Recollections and perspectives of the 'Wreck of the Georgette'.
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Representation on TV

Activity: Review programs on NITV - Australia's Indigenous television channel
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Use 'Big Paper' learning

Activity: Use writing and silence as tools to help students explore a topic in-depth.
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Representation of Indigenous people

Assessment: Describe how a particular national (or ethnic) identity is represented in one or more screen texts.
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Review media or text

Assessment: Prepare a critique of a film or book of no more than 750 words and present it to a tutorial group.
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Topic review

Review the concepts, activities and assessment tasks in Topic 1.
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