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President Tsai's apology: Signalling the modern Taiwan

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Harrison, M, President Tsai's apology: Signalling the modern Taiwan, The Interpreter, (24 August 2016) pp. 1-3. (2016) [Professional, Non Refereed Article]


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Abstract

Let me put in simple terms why we are apologising to the indigenous peoples. Four hundred years ago, there were already people living in Taiwan. These first inhabitants lived their lives and had their own languages, cultures, customs, and domains. But then, without their consent, another group of people arrived on these shores, and in the course of history, took everything from the first inhabitants who, on the land they have known most intimately, became displaced, foreign, non-mainstream, and marginalised.

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Item Type:Professional, Non Refereed Article
Research Division:Studies in Human Society
Research Group:Political Science
Research Field:Government and Politics of Asia and the Pacific
Objective Division:Cultural Understanding
Objective Group:Communication
Objective Field:Communication Across Languages and Culture
Author:Harrison, M (Dr Mark Harrison)
ID Code:113534
Year Published:2016
Deposited By:Office of the School of Humanities
Deposited On:2017-01-05
Last Modified:2017-01-05
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