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Indigenous culture & history

 

Primary sources

Primary sources are objects in the collection of the National Museum of Australia. Many of them are relevant to educators and students; below is a sample. Each one has an image, a detailed description, and a statement of its educational value.

Years 5 and up
Indigenous culture & history, Australian history, historical skills
+ large-format images to download
Years 5 and up
Indigenous culture & history, Australian history, historical skills
Years 5 and up
Indigenous culture & history, arts, historical skills
+ keys to symbols and a map of significant sites

Multimedia and more

Here you'll find animations, Flash interactives, audio-on-demand, collection highlights and (in time) selected video clips.

Years 5 and up
Australian history, Indigenous culture & history, historical skills
Year 10
Indigenous culture & history
Year 9
Australian history, Indigenous culture & history
Years 3 and up
Arts, Indigenous culture & history
Years 9 and up
Australian history, Indigenous culture & history
Years 5–10
Australian history, Indigenous culture & history, English, historical skills
Years 2 and up
English, Indigenous culture & history, Australian history
Years 11 and up
Indigenous culture & history
Years 9–12
Australian history, Indigenous culture & history, media, historical skills
Years 5 and up
Australian history, environment, Indigenous culture & history
Years 9–12
Indigenous culture & history
Years 3–6
Indigenous culture & history
Years 5 and up
Indigenous culture & history, Australian history, arts
Years 3–6
Indigenous culture & history
Years 4–8
Indigenous culture & history, Australian history, geography

Classroom activities

Classroom activities provide teachers with content and ideas for a lesson.

Years 5–9
Australian history, Indigenous culture & history, historical skills, arts, English, geography, environment
Years 6–8
Indigenous culture & history, Australian history, arts, English, media

Units of work

Units of work developed since 2012 align with the new Australian Curriculum: History.

Years 9–12
Australian history, historical skills, Indigenous culture & history
Years 5–12
Australian history, Indigenous culture & history, English, media
Year 6 and 9
Australian history, geography, Indigenous culture & history, arts, historical skills
Years 4 and 5
Australian history, geography, Indigenous culture & history
... an Australian History Mystery
Years 4–10
Environment, geography, Indigenous culture & history, arts
Years 9–12
Geography, environment, Indigenous culture & history
Years 6–10
Indigenous culture & history, Australian history, historical skills, geography
Years 8–12
Australian history, Indigenous culture & history, English, Media
Years 9–12
Historical skills, Australian history, Indigenous culture & history, media, environment
Year 10
Australian history, Indigenous culture and history, arts
Years 6 and 10
Australian history, Indigenous culture & history, Historical skills
... an Australian History Mystery
Years 8–12
Australian history, Indigenous culture & history, English, media
Years 6–10
Environment, Australian history, geography, Indigenous culture & history
Years 8–12
Australian history, historical skills, Indigenous culture & history, English, media
Years 9–10
Australian history, historical skills, environment, geography, Indigenous culture & history
Years 6–12
Australian history, Indigenous culture & history
Years 5–9
Indigenous culture & history, Australian history, geography, arts, English

Resources to order

These resources are either in print form or available as a subscription service.

Years 7–10
Australian history, historical skills, Indigenous culture & history
Years 2–6
Indigenous culture & history, Australian history
... award-winning books