Indigenous Collection

Database Information for Indigenous Collection

Informit Indigenous Collection
A single platform for Indigenous worldviews

With a broad range of international Indigenous research resources brought together, the Informit Indigenous Collection offers a variety of content on both historical and topical issues within Indigenous studies. Readily available, the multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary framework encompasses anthropology, community development, cultural studies, economics, education, health, history, human geography, law and land rights, literature, politics and policymaking, (post)colonial studies, psychology, race studies, sociology and visual and performing arts.

The Informit Indigenous Collection gives access to emergent and ground breaking research within the global community offering scope for critical international engagement and debate. With material from Australia, Canada, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, North America and The Pacific which normally is not easily located in standard recourses, IIC is a platform for Indigenous worldviews.

This collection will benefit a great variety of professionals and researchers involved with Indigenous issues such anthropologists, archaeologists, and people working in government departments, health services, legal services, museums, as well as in Aboriginal land councils and other Indigenous organisations.

The relevance and the quality of all the content in the Informit Indigenous Collection is secured by peak professional bodies and key partners such as Aboriginal Studies Press, African Studies Association of Australasia and the Pacific, Australian Archaeological Association, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit , Fiji Institute of Applied Studies, Center for World Indigenous Studies, University of Waikato, Polynesian Society, Pacific Resources for Education and Learning, Ateneo de Manila University Press, and the Association for the Publication of Indonesian and Malaysian Studies.

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Warning: The records in this database may contain names and/or images of deceased Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.


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