Australian Studies

As one of the world's most developed countries, Australia's Indigenous peoples still suffer by the lack of recognition, lacked welfare, increasing rate of mortality, incarceration and systemic deprivation. Ever since the first arrived Europeans took over the land and negative changes, unfair adjustments of their life and culture kept on happening, for example, stolen generation, lots of irresponsible decisions the government had made for them contributed to the huge gap of their culture. During the eighteenth century, Europeans started to create a new nation based on theirs in Australia, and forced the indigenous people to leave their territory. So that their traditional culture are forced ...

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to separate the aboriginals by taking their children and raise them by the government; this group of children is also known as stolen generation. (Patrick, 2000)

The European killed numerous of indigenous Australian during the colorization. Since 1788, the European started to establish their nation in Australia. (Harman, 2012). Due to the war, the violent conflicts between Europeans and Aboriginals a sudden decrease of their population, the Europeans chased the aboriginals away from their own territory, so that the indigenous people started to lose their own ways of life. Traditionally, the indigenous Australians had the ability to make raw material like fur, tool, fire by rubbing sticks, hunting. And they lost their skills of hunting, making tools; they had to follow the Europeans' command of everything. (Mills, 1916) However, the land has shift from penal colony into colony, the development of Shepherd industry in 1830-1860 and the development of gold rush, and it is ...

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tremendously. Losing their territory meant too much extreme changes to them, that were totally unacceptable since the colonization had completely influenced their local custom and culture, which was the essence of their nation.

During the war, the colonists brought the diseases to them; They went up tp the European ships with lost of dead, injured, sick Europeans inside, which was the start of the terrible diseases that had been spread so widely in Australia. (Keen, 1991) They had variety of fruits and vegetables that were very fresh and non-polluted, and also they had animals meats as daily foods in order to balance their health, so they did not even suffer from any diseases. ...

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Added: 6/19/2014 04:06:40 AM
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Category: World History
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