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Title Indigenous minorities and education : Australian and Japanese perspectives of their Indigenous peoples, the Ainu, Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders / edited by Noel Loos, Takeshi Osanai
Published Tokyo : Sanyusha, [1993]


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Description xxi, 424 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Contents Part I. History. 1. Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders in Australian society: an historical perspective / Noel Loos -- 2. Some historical aspects of Ainu-Japanese relations: treachery, assimilation and the myth of Ainu counting / Hiroshi Tabata -- 3. Academic exploitation and indigenous resistance: the case of the Ainu / Richard Siddle -- 4. "Looking for new lights": Torres Strait Islanders and the Pacific War, 1942-1945 / Betty Osborne -- 5. The struggle for land rights: Aborigines, Torres Strait Islanders and Australian law / Johanna Sutherland -- 6. The Ainu and the Japanese state: an appeal for justice / Giichi Nomura
Part II. Culture. 7. The Ainu in transition: the process of change as seen in their music and dance / Kazuyuki Tanimoto -- 8. Motivating university students to appreciate Ainu culture through Ainu dance / Kimiko Shindo -- 9. Ainu clothing / Utako Hatakeyama -- 10. "A song sung by the owl god himself", from 'The Collected Songs of Ainu Gods' / Mutsumi Chiri -- 11. The teaching of Ainu to university students / Shigeyoshi Matsumoto -- 12. Recognising aboriginal languages / Bruce Sommer -- 13. Torres Strait Island languages past and present / Anna Shunukal -- 14. Torres Strait cultural history / Maureen M. Fuary -- 15. Australian Aboriginal societies and heritage / Shelley Greer
Part III. Education. 16. Philosophy, aims and policy guidelines for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education / National Aboriginal Education Committee -- 17. Education in the Torres Strait: past, present and future / Barry Osborne -- 18. The Hokkaido Former Aborigines Protection Act and assimilatory education / Masahito Ogawa -- 19. Ainu children and adolescents in Japanese schools / Isao Myojin -- 20. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander creativity and the affirmation of identity: education potentials / Helen McDonald -- 21. Aborigines and the struggles to redefine curriculum knowledge / M. Garbutcheon Singh -- 22. The Ainu in new textbooks for social studies / Yukio Takegahara -- 23. Ainu diet in the age of hunting and gathering: an alternative teaching plan / Yukio Takashima -- 24. One urban Aboriginal family / Tracey Hill -- 25. Computers: a tool of empowerment in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education / Lyn Henderson
Part IV. Futures. 26. Culture in education: for us or for them? / Martin Nakata -- 27. The future of humankind and the creation of a third philosophy: an Ainu viewpoint / Sannyo-Aino Toyo'oka -- 28. Ainu ethnic and linguistic revival / Shigeru Kayano -- 29. A light in the eye of justice / Nonie Sharp -- 30. On "a proposal for legislation concerning the Ainu people": its meaning and future prospects / Noriyoshi Owaki -- 31. Anti-racism and education for international understanding in the Japanese context: approach, design, procedure / Takeshi Osanai -- 32. Aboriginal and Ainu rights: the struggle goes international / Gaynor Macdonald
Summary Annotation pending
Notes On title; Report of joint research project James Cook University of North Queensland, Hokkaido University of Education; Includes bibliographies and index
Bibliography Includes bibliographies and index
Notes Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Education.
Aboriginal Australians.
Ainu -- Education -- Australia.
Discrimination in education.
Indigenous peoples -- Cultural assimilation.
Indigenous peoples -- Education.
Minorities -- Education.
Minorities -- Australia.
Minorities -- Japan.
Torres Strait Islanders -- Education.
Ainu -- Education.
Torres Strait Islanders.
Australia -- Ethnic relations.
Japan -- Ethnic relations.
Author Loos, Noel.
Osanai, Takeshi, 1938-
Hokkaidō Kyōiku Daigaku.
James Cook University of North Queensland.
LC no. abn94286549
ISBN 4883225976