Many organisations lead by indigenous peoples have since been erected to fulfil

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native titled land to be protected through traditional laws and customs. Many organisations lead by indigenous peoples have since been erected to fulfil the Native Title Act.c. how has it affected perceptions of how indigenous people see themselves?Indigenous people may now see themselves as re-connected with their land, cultures and languages. With the recognition of their rights Aboriginal and Torres Strait Assessment by Madison White
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CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Cultural SafetyIslanders can now begin to feel a sense of self-worth and that they are respected for their roles within Australian society.d. how has it affected perceptions of how others see indigenous people?Many non-indigenous views of the indigenous peoples of Australia were negative after the Mabo Decision due to those fearing the loss of the land that their houses were built on. However, I am sure that in the current day and age many Australians view the Aboriginals win with the Mabo Decision and their recognition of native title as something that is well deserved. LegislationRacial Discrimination Act 1975a. discuss the influence of the Act on your health workplace/prac placement/community services workplace’s policy and proceduresOur services policies have been positively affected by the 1975 Racial Discrimination Act by ensuring that equality and respect are an integral part of our procedures. Our policies promote a non-discriminatory attitude towards all staff and clients regardless of race, religion, culture or background. b. how does this Act influence cultural safety issues in the community services industry? The Racial Discrimination Act has influenced the community services industry by ensuring that every Australian, regardless of their background, is entitled to and encouraged to access the services which are appropriate for them. The Act has aided the development of organisations that specifically cater to Indigenous peoples needs and ensures that these are allocated funding just like any other organisation.Assessment 3Write a referenced 500 words essay on the history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples referring to the following:a. impact of European settlementb. loss of land and culturec. impact on law and kinshipd. past and present power relationships and impact of workplace and communitiese. impact of western systems and structures The colonisation or invasion of the Australian continent in 1788 by European settlers was the beginning of an unprecedented oppression of the Aboriginal peoples. Australia had been declared Terra Nullis or ‘no one’s land’ by James Cook in 1770 which is a belief that the first European settlers held. The first settlers brought with them new diseases which, along with violent persecution, aided in the destruction of the aboriginal population.The European colonisation of Australia resulted in the original peoples, both Aboriginal and Torres Strait islanders, being forcibly removed from their native lands. This eviction
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