What possible benefits do indigenous knowledge systems have over dominant Australian knowledge systems?
“Rightly or wrongly, dispossession of Aboriginal civilization was always going to happen. Those in the guilt industry have to consider that developing peoples and cultures will always overtake relatively stationary cultures. We have to be honest and acknowledge that Aboriginal sense of nationhood, or even infrastructure, was not highly developed. At no stage did Aboriginal civilization develop substantial buildings, roadways, wheeled cart as part of their different priorities and approach.”