The unit examines how Indigenous Australians have long engaged with the 'modern world', despite dominant ideas that juxtapose Western modernity with Indigenous tradition/static past. The unit uses an anthropological lens to investigate changing Indigenous lifeworlds since colonisation with a focus on state policy and Indigenous rights politics.
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
3x500wd reading analyses (30%), 1x500wd essay outline (15%), 1x2500wd major essay (45%), Tutorial participation (10%)
12 Junior credit points in Anthropology