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The Changing Nature of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Research.Guest Public Lecture Series, Oodgeroo Unit, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, 26 October 2007

Fredericks, Bronwyn (2007) The Changing Nature of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Research.Guest Public Lecture Series, Oodgeroo Unit, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, 26 October 2007. (Unpublished)

Abstract

There has been a long history of health research conducted on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Linda Tuhiwai Smith (1999:3) makes the statement that she has heard “we [Indigenous peoples] are the most researched people in the world”. It is these experiences that provide Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with a wealth of experience and knowledge about research and informs the ways research takes place within communities and with institutions and universities. This paper will focus on my reflections on the changing nature of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander research. In sharing my reflections I will offer glimpses of research undertaken in the past, examples of current happenings and outline some of the current health research stands in direct opposition to the research of the past. I will conclude with suggestions of what I think we can expect to see in the future.

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ID Code: 13441
Item Type: Other
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Keywords: Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander, Research, Past, Present, Future, Indigenist, Intellectual Sovereignty, Indigenous Studies Research Network
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH SERVICES (111700) > Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health (111701)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2007 Bronwyn Fredericks
Deposited On: 02 May 2008
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 22:58

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