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INDS2003

Nyungar Culture and Identity

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  • Credit
    25
  • Location
    Curtin Perth
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Examines significant historical, cultural and contemporary issues which have shaped and continue to shape the lives of Nyungar people in Western Australia. This includes Nyungar history pre-colonisation, the experience of Nyungar peoples post-colonisation, and how Nyungar culture is perceived in contemporary settings.

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What you'll learn

  • evaluate the historical importance of oral history, kinship, and governance structures within Nyungar society
  • identify and explain the effect of colonisation, government policies and legislation on Nyungar people in Western Australia
  • distinguish the importance of contemporary Nyungar governance structures, leadership roles and contributions to society

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  • Curtin course code: INDS2003
  • Last updated on: 28/09/2022