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International Journal of Critical Indigenous Studies

Editorial

Abstract

This edition scales the merlons and embrasures that mark the epistemological barriers that contemporary colonising power continually puts in place. Each article harnesses a critical Indigenous perspective in order to challenge conservative approaches or positions, be they concerned with reconciliation, Indigenous-led research, research tools or the nature of Aboriginal being. The first article, by Barry Judd and Emma Barrow, examines reconciliation discourse within the higher education sector and highlights the ways a normative Anglo-Australian identity militates against genuine ‘whitefella’ attempts to ‘reconcile’. The authors stress the importance of inclusive, institutional practice that serves to decentre Anglo-centrism and which, in turn, brings Indigenous peoples more fully into the fold of Australian university life.

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Section: Editorial
How to Cite
Moreton-Robinson, A., McMillan, M., & Singh, D. (2014). Editorial. International Journal of Critical Indigenous Studies, 7(2), 1. https://doi.org/10.5204/ijcis.v7i2.110