Indigenous Australian Artists

Indigenous Australian Artists Gwoya Jungarai (Anmatyerre, c.1895 – 28 March 1965), known as One Pound Jimmy, was an Australian aboriginal man of the Wailbri people of central Australia. He was the first named aboriginal person to appear on an Australian stamp, in 1950, and today appears on the Australian 2 dollar coin. It’s said he […]

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Aboriginal Culture

Aboriginal Culture Trade: There were many ancient trade routes along rivers and pathways throughout Australia and Aborigine people travelled and traded along these tracks for thousands of years… In this way new dances, songs and stories travelled along the Dreaming trail. Some stories or song lines are shared between tribes and continue on to connect […]

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The Protection Policies

By 1901 Aborigines had lost control over their land in all except the remote parts of the continent. They were not given the chance to determine their own future. their culture was not respected. Aboriginal languages were dying out with the people. Few whites took, the trouble to learn anything about Aboriginal life; many whites […]

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Cross Curriculum Aboriginal Studies

Cross Curriculum Aboriginal Studies Within the context of Human Society and its Environment there are a wide range of opportunities to engage students with cross curriculum links. The syllabus outcomes and related subject matter are inclusive of a number of perspective, such as Aboriginal, Asian studies and Civics and citizenship perspectives. The syllabus provides specific skills and values and attitudes that are integral […]

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