Peel Away the Veneer of Colonisation: The Existence of Aboriginal Capital

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This is a conceptual paper that re-examines the sociological term and relationship that is social and cultural capital from the Aboriginal Theoretical and Heuristic Standpoint. Social capital and cultural capital will be explored within the parameter of research as it applies to Indigenous entrepreneurship and enterprise. When these capitals are understood after an extensive review of Bourdieu’s contribution to knowledge from an Indigenous perspective then Positive Psychological Capital will be reviewed. Aboriginal capital’s existence sustainability, fragility and relevance to the environment will conclude the paper.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)63-86
Number of pages24
JournalJournal of Australian Indigenous Issues
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2017


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