This book is useful as an introduction to the many facets of critical theory work in Indigenous education in Australia. The chapters are written by Indigenous and non-Indigenous academics, on decolonising race theory, remote teaching as voluntourism, whiteness and being raced in educational spaces, microaffirmations in the classroom, and many other engagements with race critical theory.
This book is useful for applications of critical theory in global indigenous education contexts. Chapters are written by indigenous academics from around the world and documents decolonising research and knowledge practices, that is, knowledge practices informed by indigenous ways of knowing and doing
This article is useful for seeing Critical Race Theory applied to analyse Indigenous education policy. It is written by a non-Indigenous academic and explains what Critical Race Theory is and provides an example of how it can be applied to analyse policy – specifically Closing the Gap.
This text is useful for the application of critical whiteness studies to the Indigenous Australian context. Written by Goenpul woman Distinguished Professor Aileen Moreton-Robinson, this book uses critical whiteness studies to analyse how Indigenous and non-Indigenous people have been positioned in Australian society and institutions.
This article is not education based but is an example of the ways First Nations academics are re-framing research and knowledge practices. Yawuru academic Dr Shino Konishi outlines indigenous trajectories of thinking about indigenous people in colonial contemporary contexts. Settler-colonial studies is an area of study that investigates Australia’s history through the lens of being colonised by settlers. Konishi argues that we can look at Australian history through First Nations’ ways of knowing to reveal different histories.
This book is useful for providing insights into indigenous experiences around the world, while also problematising the ways indigeneity has been constructed through colonial encounters. It is written by non-Indigenous academics based in the United Kingdom. It is written around the themes of Identity, Colonisation, Land, Environment, Rights and Culture, and provides vignettes from indigenous peoples around the world.