Source: (2001) Paper presented at the Best Practice Interventions in Corrections for Indigenous People Conference . Australian Institute of Criminology. Sydney, 8-9 October. Downloaded 20 June 03.

Chrissiejoy Marshall observes at the beginning of this paper that mainstream institutions in Australia have taken away the power of Aboriginal people to educate in their own ways, and to seek justice through the legal system in their own languages, cultures, and law. It is vital, then, for producers, institutes, and instructors of training and education to appreciate the two worlds in which Aboriginal people exist in Australia. On these bases, Marshal discusses her research into Aboriginal dispute resolution programs in Queensland and Western Australia, the aim being to show the necessity for such a program in New South Wales.

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