CONTENTS: Orthodox Indigenous Studies - Part I: Layered Aboriginalities - Ancestral Aboriginalities - Colonial Aboriginality - Postcolonial Aboriginalities - Local Aboriginality - Part II: A culturally informed Indigenous Studies - The national Indigenous Studies curriculum and pedagogy - Indigenous Studies learning sequences - Part III: An intercultural Indigenous Studies - Indigenous bothness or rooted cosmopolitanism - Negotiating interculturality and intersectionality - Marginalising and privileging structures - An intercultural Indigenous Studies - Ethics and the contentions of Indigenous Studies - Tertiary Indigenous Studies: Disciplinary integrity versus the `feel good' factor
Terry Moore has had a long involvement in remote Indigenous education as a teacher, curriculum developer, teacher trainer and principal. He has taught tertiary Aboriginal Studies and Indigenous cultural awareness at the University of Tasmania (UTAS) and Monash University and is currently researching remote Indigenous higher education pathways at Charles Darwin University. Carol Pybus has coordinated and taught the UTAS first-year Aboriginal Studies program for eighteen years. Mitchell Rolls is a cultural anthropologist, senior lecturer and Head of the Discipline of Aboriginal Studies at UTAS. David Moltow is a moral philosopher, specialising in political philosophy. He teaches philosophy and ethics in the UTAS Faculty of Education.
"Australian Indigenous studies: research and practice is an important and timely intervention into the scholarship currently informing the design and delivery of Indigenous studies in school curricula. [...] For the contribution it makes to the way educators across all education sectors think about the teaching of Indigenous studies, it deserves close attention." (Michelle Carey, Australian Aboriginal Studies 2/2017)