- 1 How do you engage with indigenous communities?
- 2 How does the environment affect indigenous people?
- 3 In what way do the indigenous community help the nation?
- 4 How can you encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to use the services of the organization?
- 5 How do you deal with indigenous people?
- 6 What are the threats to indigenous people?
- 7 Why is it important to support the indigenous peoples?
- 8 What is causing danger to indigenous people?
- 9 How do we show indigenous respect?
- 10 What is the relationship between indigenous peoples and animals?
- 11 Is Indigenous an offensive term?
- 12 What do indigenous communities need?
- 13 How does trauma affect decision making aboriginal?
- 14 How do you introduce aboriginal people?
How do you engage with indigenous communities?
Connecting Locally with Indigenous Communities
- Attend local Indigenous -led events. There’s a lot of pressure on Indigenous people to engage with non- Indigenous communities on their terms.
- Visit local Indigenous organisations.
- Invite a local Indigenous representative to speak at your organisation or next event.
- Helpful tips.
How does the environment affect indigenous people?
Indigenous peoples are caretakers of Mother Earth and realize and respect her gifts of water, air and fire. Environmental degradation affects the health and well-being of not only the First Nations people but all peoples of North America and the world in many ways.
In what way do the indigenous community help the nation?
They conserve and restore forests and natural resources By protecting natural resources, like forests and rivers, many indigenous communities help mitigate the impacts of climate change.
How can you encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to use the services of the organization?
Network with your local Aboriginal community and consider partnering with them on a specific program or project. Invite local people into your service to see your inclusive programs and resources. Invite Elders from your local community to take part in celebrations and significant events at your service.
How do you deal with indigenous people?
Nine ways to support the rights of indigenous people
- Focus on the priorities.
- Include indigenous people in discussions of land use.
- Apply the law to ensure land rights are protected.
- Build public awareness.
- Recognise their role in conservation.
- Bridge the gap between policy and practice.
What are the threats to indigenous people?
Multiple threats and obstacles hinder their social, economic, political and legal development, including discrimination and marginalization; lack of rights to land and natural and productive resources; denial and lack of access to justice; violations of cultural rights; denial of the rights to legal recognition,
Why is it important to support the indigenous peoples?
Third, Indigenous Peoples help protect our environment, fight climate change, and build resilience to natural disasters, yet their rights aren’t always protected. While Indigenous Peoples own, occupy, or use a quarter of the world’s surface area, they safeguard 80% of the world’s remaining biodiversity.
What is causing danger to indigenous people?
Deforestation and land grabbing are major challenges confronting many of the 370 million indigenous people worldwide.
How do we show indigenous respect?
How can I show my respect?
- Learn about Aboriginal culture, for example by reading texts written by Aboriginal authors.
- Resist the urge to propose solutions for Aboriginal issues, but rather listen deeply.
- Ask questions during workshops or cultural events you visit.
- Avoid stereotypes.
- Consult, consult, consult.
What is the relationship between indigenous peoples and animals?
Many Indigenous Peoples believe that “the Animal People have spirits and enter the human world to give their bodies to supply men with food, fur and other materials. After their flesh is used the animals return home, put on new flesh and re-enter the human world whenever they choose.” .
Is Indigenous an offensive term?
The term ‘ Indigenous ‘ and using the acronym ATSI can be offensive.” It is also a term the government imposed on Aboriginal people and used as a category.
What do indigenous communities need?
Indigenous Communities in Canada, ( First Nations, Metis & Intuit) want the right to self-determination and self-governance, better education for their children, improved drinking water and an overall improvement of the standard of living in their communities.
How does trauma affect decision making aboriginal?
Children who have experienced trauma often have difficulty understanding their own feelings. Wanting to avoid shame and embarrassment can also prevent Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families from seeking and receiving support when they need it.
How do you introduce aboriginal people?
‘I would like to begin by acknowledging the <insert name of people here (e.g. Ngunnawal)> people, Traditional Custodians of the land on which we <gather/meet> today, and pay my respects to their Elders past and present. I extend that respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples here today. ‘