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Indigenous culture & history

 

Below are programs related to studies of Indigenous culture and history.

Aboriginal Australia

Students are introduced to the concept of the Dreaming through interactive storytelling. They handle and investigate some Aboriginal artefacts before exploring the diversity of Aboriginal people and cultures through activities in the First Australians gallery.

Year levels Preschool–2
Group size 30 students
Duration 90 minutes
Cost $6 per student

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Early Contact

This program will facilitate students' exploration of aspects of two vastly different cultures: Aboriginal peoples and European colonists. In doing so they will gain an understanding of both cultures' wants and needs and the impact of early European settlement upon Indigenous Australians.

Year levels 3–6
Group size 30 students
Duration 90 minutes
Cost $6 per student

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A Living Culture

Students explore a range of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander traditional and contemporary objects to help them understand how people lived in Australia before European settlement. Then, using digital cameras, they investigate the First Australians gallery to record evidence of how these cultures have survived and adapted to the present day.

Year levels 5–12, or 6–12 in Qld, WA and SA
Group size 40 students
Duration 2 hours
Cost $6 per student

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Indigenous Rights and Freedoms

You may know the song, or you may have heard the saying, but what were the ‘little things’ that actually led to the big changes in the struggle for Indigenous civil and political rights and freedoms in Australia?

Year levels 9–12, or 6–12 in Qld, WA and SA
Group size 40 students
Duration 2 hours
Cost $6 per student

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