Courses & Units

Indigenous Warfare: Conflict and Collaboration HAB217

This unit is being phased out, no new enrolments are being taken.


This unit focuses on Indigenous warfare across the Australian continent and in comparative contexts such as New Zealand. Its initial emphasis is on Indigenous warfare prior to colonial contact. The complexities of frontier warfare will then be considered, with attention being given to instances of collaboration between colonists and Indigenous peoples as well as to episodes of conflict. Some attention will also be paid to Indigenous involvement in World War I and World War II, and Indigenous interpretations of these experiences, and contemporary gang warfare.


Unit name Indigenous Warfare: Conflict and Collaboration
Unit code HAB217
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law & Education
School of Humanities
Discipline Global Cultures and Languages
Teaching staff

Dr Kristyn Harman

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


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25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any faculty


Teaching Pattern

On Campus:   2.5 hour seminar (lecture/tutorial), weekly (13 wks).


1,000-word essay (20%),  2,000-word essay (40%), 2-hr exam (40%).

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