Presentation on theme: "Perceptions of modern Indigenous culture in Australia “Our aspiration must become our Reality”"— Presentation transcript:
Perceptions of modern Indigenous culture in Australia “Our aspiration must become our Reality”
Prime Minister Kevin Rudd The Opening of the 42 nd Parliament The Indigenous “welcome to country” ceremony at the opening of the 42 nd Parliament. The Commonwealth Parliament
The Indigenous “welcome to country” ceremony at the opening of the 42 nd Parliament. The Apology Speech “I move that today we honour the Indigenous peoples of this land, the oldest continuing cultures in human history. We reflect on their mistreatment” “The time has now come for the nation to turn a new page in Australia’s history by righting the wrongs of the past…”
2020 Summit Recommendations Establish a new philosophical framework to negotiate a new definition of the relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. Increase the formal and legal recognition of Aborigines, possibly in the form of a treaty. Establish a new national Indigenous representative body. Create a new watchdog to hold governments to account on Indigenous Issues. Establish an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Future Fund
2020 Summit Recommendations Establish a national Indigenous Knowledge Centre network. Develop a new education framework to give real choice for Indigenous children to get high-quality education, including attending boarding schools or hostels Endorse the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Foster more and better partnerships between Indigenous communities and business.
United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII)
A New Dialogue Acknowledgement Reciprocity Humanity New Respect Honouring Tradition