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Quick intro to Aboriginal culture

Selected core topics you need to know about today to avoid embarrassment.

Are you interested in Aboriginal culture but don't know where to start? Don't have much time to invest into reading?

This mini course helps you

  • avoid common myths many Australians still believe are true, and know what is actually true;
  • know about the Stolen Generations and stolen wages and their lasting impact today;
  • have an idea about health and prison rates, two of the most important topics where you should have the facts right;
  • get an overview of Aboriginal movies and the time periods they can be divided into so you can pick well for your next night in;
  • read examples of Aboriginal poetry, both beautiful and critical.

After completing this mini course you know enough to confidently choose your next step of learning and be unafraid when a conversation turns to Aboriginal topics and you want to contribute.

Never feel embarrassed or guilty again. Be in the know and feel good about it.


"I feel I come from a position of greater knowledge."

Steve M

"Packed full of interesting information. I have to make more time to read all however it's always great to have this at the front of mind."

Tristen T

 

Your Instructor


Jens Korff
Jens Korff

Jens is passionate about helping you teach and learn about Australian Aboriginal culture. Since 2006 he offers in-depth articles and educational resources on his website (www.CreativeSpirits.info).

His work is used in schools and universities across Australia and has been cited and published in journals and books both within Australia and internationally.

The National Library of Australia has archived his website because it judged it "to be an important component of the national documentary heritage".


Course Curriculum


  Welcome!
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  Health and jail: The heavy weights you need to know about
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  Inspiring and critical: Aboriginal poetry
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  Your next steps
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"I have started a journey of discovery. Thank you for the excellent references such as the lists of movies which display different views and portrayals of our Indigenous community. I look forward to hearing more from you."

Betty B

"I just want to say thank you for the important work that you do. I love learning more about our history and how I can make a positive impact within my circles of influence."

Amanda M

Frequently Asked Questions


Who is this course for?
If you are just starting out to learn more about Aboriginal culture, this course if for you. Or the last time you learned has long passed and you like to brush up. The only prerequisite is that you know who Aboriginal people are.
How did you select the topics included in this course?
I've included a mix of the most popular topics (such as the Stolen Generations) and topics you really need to know about (such as prison rates and health). The selected content covers topics you are very likely to encounter when talking about Aboriginal culture.
How long does it take me to do the course?
You can easily complete this course in about 30 minutes.
When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
I would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact me in the first 30 days and I will give you a full refund.

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