Lessons to learn: the role of Aboriginal history in promoting reconciliation in the classroom and beyond

Tallulah Thompson

Abstract


Indigenous perspectives are still not fully included within our collective understanding of Australian history, particularly in the classroom. This essay examines the present state of Aboriginal history in Australian school curriculums, arguing that a comprehensive acknowledgement by all major institutions of the nation’s past atrocities is imperative to meaningful progress towards reconciliation.


Keywords
Aboriginal history; reconciliation; history wars


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5130/nesais.v4i1.1531

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