Explores the philosophical basis of traditional Aboriginal societies examining such areas as the life cycle, kinship, control, economic systems and lifestyle practices.
- Semester 1 - 2022
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
1. Provide an insight into traditional Australia before Cook.
2. Provide critical analysis of the ongoing issues stemming from the loss of traditional lifestyles.
3. Provide an understanding of the diversity of Aboriginal cultures and people.
This course explores the philosophical basis of traditional Aboriginal societies examining such areas as the life cycle, kinship, control, economic systems and lifestyle practices.
Presentation: Talking Circle Oration and written essay
Essay: Minor Essay
Essay: Major Essay
Online 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Online 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks starting in week 2
The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.