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Cultural sites in the Pacific Islands : an approach to teaching history and social studies

Quanchi, Max (1997) Cultural sites in the Pacific Islands : an approach to teaching history and social studies. In Education, Culture et Identite Conference, 1997, Noumea, New Caladonia.

Abstract

The Pacific has an abundance of places with special cultural and historical significance to the local people, the nation, the rcgion and the widcr world. Yet many sites are not protected by legislation, do not have management plans, are in poor repair arid arc often unknown to other Pacific Islanders. This paper argucs that a curriculum based on cultural sites will initiate community, national and world awareness of the lcgacics of the past and dcvelop in young adults a spirit of community action to conserve and prcscrvc thcsc spccial places, and equip them with a set of skills so thcy access knowledge about their own cultural heritage.

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ID Code: 896
Item Type: Conference Paper
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY (210000) > HISTORICAL STUDIES (210300) > Pacific History (excl. New Zealand and Maori) (210313)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Centre for Social Change Research
Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > QUT Carseldine - Humanities & Human Services
Copyright Owner: Copyright 1997 (please consult author)
Deposited On: 17 Mar 2005
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 22:23

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