100+ Q&A: Week 5

Q13. What is the Yolŋu concept of illness and disease?
Q14. Why do many remote Aboriginal people eat such poor food that affects their health? How can this be changed?
Q15. What’s your opinion on how long consultation should taken when government or corporations are working with Aboriginal people?

Navigating COVID-19 when you don’t understand English

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100+ Q&A: Week 4

Q10. After all the millions of dollars spent on Aboriginal health and education why haven’t the problems facing Indigenous people today been solved?
Q11. Aren’t Aboriginal languages very basic, with no real grammar system?
Q.12. Weren’t Aborginal people just hunter gatherers, wandering around to find food?

100+ Q&A: Week 3

Q7. “I know that a lot of really terrible things happened, but how many times do we have to say sorry to Aboriginal people?”.
Q.8 “What advice would you give to a mainstream teacher who is working with English second language people like Yolngu? ” Part 1
Q.9 “What advice would you give to a mainstream teacher who is working with English second language people like Yolngu? ” Part 2

100+ Q&A: Week 2

Q4. How did Aboriginal people use fire to look after the land?
Q.5 Are traditional methods and knowledge being passed on from Aboriginal Elders to young people?
Q6. What are Aboriginal community values and how do they differ from mainstream values?