Enriching the scholarly and public understanding of Australian Indigenous cultures and histories
Welcome to NCIS
Acknowledgement of country
We acknowledge and celebrate the First Australians on whose traditional lands we meet, and pay our respects to the elders of the Ngunnawal people past and present.
Led by Professor Mick Dodson, NCIS promotes and initiates cross-disciplinary research and teaching in a wide range of areas of relevance to Indigenous Australians. Through this research, NCIS aims to deepen Australia's understanding of Indigenous cultures and histories and ensure Indigenous knowledge, perspectives and experiences are respected, valued, accessed and incorporated into all learning environments at ANU and beyond. NCIS staff and Higher Degree by Research (HDR) candidates are involved in a range of projects across the field of Indigenous studies.
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Curkpatrick, S. (2013) 'Yothu Yindi and the Yolngu culture: dreaming of a brighter day.' The Conversation.
Guthrie, J. (2013) 'Senate inquiry into the value of a Justice Reinvestment approach to criminal justice in Australia,' submission to the Senate Committee on Legal and Constitution Affairs inquiry into the value of a Justice Reinvestment approach to criminal justice in Australia, March 2013, pp15.
Guthrie, J. & Walter, M. 'The positioning of Indigenous Australians as health care recipients,' in C. Banwell, S. Ulijaszek & J. Dixon (eds), When culture impacts health: Global lessons for effective health research, Elsevier: London, Waltham, San Diego, 2013, 239 – 249.
Fogarty, B. (2012) 'Learning for the western world? The Indigenous education dilemma.' The Conversation.
J.A. Guthrie, K.M. Lokuge & M.H. Levy, 'Influenza control can be achieved in a custodial setting: Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 and 2011 in an Australian prison.' Public Health XXX (2012) 1-6.
NCIS Director speaks at WCIP global preparatory meeting
The NCIS Director, Professor Mick Dodson, is currently presenting at the UN World Conference on Indigenous Peoples (WCIP) global preparatory meeting being held in Alta, Norway.
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Welcome to new NCIS Adjunct Associate Professor
NCIS extends a warm welcome to Dr Michael Pickering, who joins NCIS as an Adjunct Associate Professor.
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Rethinking the justice system
A three-year exploratory study looking for ways to prevent young people from being imprisoned, is being undertaken in regional NSW by NCIS researcher Dr Jill Guthrie and colleagues.
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