TITLE

INDIGENOUS YOUTH

PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Youth Studies Australia;Jun2008, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information about the Yiriman project for the youth in the Kimberly region of Western Australia. The project works to prevent young indigenous people from engaging in crime, substance abuse, self-harm and suicide by connecting them to traditional knowledge and Western education. It has been taking young people out into the country to teach them traditional stories and practices while engaging in land and sea management projects.
ACCESSION #
33312940

 

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