A paper by former CRC for Aboriginal Health researcher Vicki Grieves, an ARC Indigenous Research Fellow at the University of Sydney, has been named among the five most read reports, websites and commentary pieces in the Indigenous issues area for 2010.
Her discussion paper, Aboriginal Spirituality: Aboriginal Philosophy, the Basis of Aboriginal Social and Emotional Wellbeing, is No. 3 on the list compiled by Australia Policy Online. In it she argues for the centrality of Aboriginal Spirituality in the practice of social and emotional wellbeing, and demonstrates how those who are well exemplify Spirituality in everyday life and cultural expression.
The other inclusions in the Top 5 list were:
1. 8 Aboriginal Ways of Learning, by James Cook University’s School of Indigenous Studies and the Western New South Wales Regional Aboriginal Education Team.
2. Closing the Gap on Indigenous Disadvantage, by Sarah Wenham, Lesley Russell and Menzies Centre for Health Policy.
4. Indigenous Education 2010, by Helen Hughes and Mark Hughes, Centre for Independent Studies.
5. Framework for Measuring Wellbeing: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, 2010, from Australian Bureau of Statistics.
Aboriginal Spirituality: Aboriginal Philosophy was the 9th in the CRC for Aboriginal Health’s Discussion Paper Series, which began in 2006. Download a full PDF of her paper, or view the APO list and download the other reports.