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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture

Level Early Years, F, 1, 2, 3, 4
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14/11/2016

Learn more about the many different Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures across Australia. Discover interactive dreamtime stories or the languages spoken where you live. Understand the important connection between indigenous peoples and the places they come from, and learn about traditional cultural practices.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander users are warned that these resources may contain images and voices of deceased persons, and images of places that could cause sorrow.

Ideas for using this resource

In association with the topics featured in this resource package, educators may want to consider some of the following ideas:

  • Invite a local elder and a traditional owner to visit.
  • Make sure that there is an Aboriginal flag and a Torres Strait Islander flag available at your service to acknowledge the traditional owners and stimulate discussion about our history.
  • Share images of Aboriginal art with the children and ask them to create art that defines their identities
  • Integrate yarning circles into the daily routine.

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