'The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) is a world-renowned research, collections and publishing organisation. We promote knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island cultures, traditions, languages and stories, past and present.'
By listening to the voices of Indigenous Australians, we help non-Indigenous people learn the true story of our shared history, understand how it’s still having an impact today and imagine new ways to live together more respectfully.
This Quick Guide provides links to:
•the Council of Australian Government (COAG) key agreements under ‘Closing the Gap’
•a listing of Australian Government departments with responsibility for Indigenous affairs and their key programmes
•statistics and funding
•a map of ‘Aboriginal Australia’
•directories of Indigenous organisations and businesses
•key organisations outside Government departments
•state, territory and local government websites and
Krakouer, Jacynta, "Literature review relating to the current context and discourse on Indigenous cultural awareness in the teaching space: Critical pedagogies and improving Indigenous learning outcomes through cultural responsiveness" (2015). http://research.acer.edu.au/indigenous_education/42 also available via the APO digital library
Contributed by Kien Lee, this chapter from The Community Toolbox, considers: How do culture and other factors affect the social organization of a community? How do culture and other factors affect the leadership of a community? What are examples of social networks and ethnic organizations that a community builder can use to learn about the social organization of a group and to identify and engage its leaders? What are some of the common challenges that a community builder might face when working in a diverse community?