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Indigenous Heritage and Landscapes (9634.2)

Level: Undergraduate Third Year Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: Discipline of Creative and Cultural Practice


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  • Semester 2, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (164691) - View
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This unit explores Indigenous conceptions of landscape and heritage using case studies from Australia and other indigenous homelands around the world. A combination of field exercises, excursions and intensives are used to inform discussions of indigenous appreciations of wilderness, nature/culture binaries, taxonomy, tenure, landscape classification, and cultural landscape theory.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate an appreciation of the diversity of ways of knowing and seeing landscapes and seascapes;

2. Demonstrate an awareness of Indigenous heritage issues and cultural landscapes; and;

3. Understand how to appropriately engage with Indigenous communities.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

Up to 3 hours per week.





Assumed Knowledge


Incompatible Units

8158 Indigenous Societies and Heritage AND 8959 Indigenous Conceptions of Landscape.

Equivalent Units

8158 Indigenous Societies and Heritage AND 8959 Indigenous Conceptions of Landscape.

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