Q16. Are Aboriginal people bad at school because they didn’t have their own education system traditionally?
Q17. How do you achieve education and capacity building with individuals and families in Aboriginal communities?
Q18. Why won’t Aboriginal kids go to school? How can they expect to get ahead?
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?
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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?
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
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?
Q1. “Aboriginal people were so primitive they didn’t even invent the wheel”. Well, who did? Q.2 There are lots of skill-based programs rolled out into Aboriginal communities. But what skills are really needed? Q.3 What can an employer do to help…
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