Australian Indigenous Psychology

Pat Dudgeon

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We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land across Australia and pay our respect to the Elders past, present and future. We also acknowledge young people as they are our future leaders, the custodians of our stories, cultures, histories and languages. We as seniors must create opportunities and encourage our youth to realise their full potential (Calma, 2015).

This special issue on Indigenous psychology is timely in a changing landscape for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (hereon Indigenous) people and their participation in an Australian nationhood. A range of significant landmark events suggests that both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and Australians are in a process of decolonisation.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)251-254
Number of pages4
JournalAustralian Psychologist
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2017
Externally publishedYes


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