In Aboriginal terms, people belong to groups and they have to collaborate for survival or they die. This is still an expectation among Aboriginal people from all kinds of social and cultural environments today - remote, urban, rural. Individual action, without reference to others, was virtually unknown. People understood that survival needs collaboration and cooperation.

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Making sense
Communication through engagement

Peter Thomsen   Menzies School of Health Research and Cooperative Research Centre for Aboriginal Health

In Aboriginal terms, people belong to groups and they have to collaborate for survival or they die. This is still an expectation among Aboriginal people from all kinds of social and cultural environments today - remote, urban, rural. Individual action, without reference to others, was virtually unknown. People understood that survival needs collaboration and cooperation.

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