The aim of the unit is to further enhance student’s knowledge of Tasmanian Aboriginal history and culture within a National context and how this has influenced the Tasmanian Aboriginal community in their pursuit for self-determination and advancement from the 1950’s to today.
Students will learn about the impacts of policies, politics and land-rights whilst valuing the knowledges and life experiences that the students bring to the unit whilst providing yarning opportunities to share these perspectives. Students will develop their writing, research and critical thinking skills through a range of assessments in the classroom and “On Country” whilst examining how ‘Connection to Country’ and cultural practise has changed over time and its role in Aboriginal advancement and self-empowerment.
Students will also gain insight into the contributions of significant Tasmanian and National Aboriginal leaders and their impacts as students navigate the intersection of Aboriginal and Western Knowledge systems to develop their own voice and agency, whilst building confidence and resilience to buffer against assimilation .
|Unit name||tunapri milaythina 2|
Student Life and Enrichment
|Coordinator||Ms Jodi Haines|
|Available as an elective?||No|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Cradle Coast||Semester 2||On-Campus||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- Illustrate how political events from the 1950’s to contemporary times have influenced Aboriginal self-determination in Tasmania and beyond.
- Examine the contribution and influence of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leaders in Aboriginal advancement from the 1950’s to contemporary times.
- Demonstrate how connection to Country is expressed through Aboriginal self-determination, political activism and contemporary cultural practises.
- Demonstrate academic rigor by applying academic study skills through essay writing, research, referencing and presentations.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
1 Please refer to more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Please refer to more information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses.
3 Please refer to more information on eligibility for HECS-HELP.
4 Please refer to more information on eligibility for FEE-HELP.
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|Assessment||AT1: Political Event Paper (25%)|AT2: Game Changer Paper (25%)|AT3: Relective yarn (30%)|AT4: Review Quiz (20%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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