Certificate of Achievement

Mary Templeman Hogg - O'Rourke

has completed the following course:

Indigeneity as a Global Concept

The University of Newcastle Australia

This short online course explored the contemporary social, cultural, economic and political situations of indigenous peoples all across the globe. It delved into definitions and parameters of indigenous peoples, and engaged with a wide range of case studies.

3 weeks, 3 hours per week


Professor John Fischetti

Pro Vice-Chancellor (College of Human and Social Futures)

The University of Newcastle Australia


Learning outcomes

  • Understand the different situations in which indigenous peoples coexist with other, non-indigenous peoples in various states and societies.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the different types of struggles which indigenous peoples are waging in the contemporary world
  • Collect, interpret and communicate information on indigenous issues to an audience


  • Definitions of indigeneity, past and present
  • An introduction de-colonial and post-colonial theory and how these theories relate to indigenous peoples
  • Case studies of indigeneity in the 21st century
  • The legacy of European colonialism for indigenous peoples
  • Contemporary acts of indigenous resistance across the globe

Issued on 27th August 2021

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Free online course:

Indigeneity as a Global Concept

The University of Newcastle Australia