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Education - Policies and related issues on ASO - Australia's audio and visual heritage online. My Grandmother’s Lingo. Over the next 10 minutes, you'll speak one of the oldest languages in the world.

My Grandmother’s Lingo

Each word you learn unlocks a new chapter. Put on your headphones and get your microphone ready. ...But... you're on a browser that doesn't let you use your microphone. Head to chrome or firefox to fully experience the story. The desktop version of this site detects how well you’re speaking the Marra language. Click 'allow' button in the browser prompt. Click 'share selected device' in the browser prompt.

Looks like you have your mic blocked from being used on this page. We can't detect your microphone! National Museum of Australia. SBS: First Australians. Dust Echoes: Ancient Stories, New Voices. Honouring Aboriginal ANZAC soldiers - ABC online education. Famous Aboriginal people, activists & role models - Creative Spirits. David Unaipon David Unaipon on a 50-dollar note.

Famous Aboriginal people, activists & role models - Creative Spirits

Some notes show his name at the bottom, some don’t. If you live in Australia, do you know that you’re probably carrying a famous Aboriginal man in your wallet? David Unaipon (1872 - 1967) was a Ngarrindjeri man, a preacher, inventor and writer. Among his patents was a helicopter design based on the principle of a boomerang [1]. David Unaipon is featured on the front of Australia’s 50-dollar note (first issued on 4 October 1995), along with drawings from one of his inventions, and an extract from the original manuscript of his book Legendary Tales of the Australian Aborigines.

The 50-dollar note shows a couple standing in front of Raukkan Church. David Unaipon fact file Cathy Freeman Cathy Freeman is one of the most well-known Aboriginal Australians. Freeman’s greatest achievement was being the first Aboriginal person to win an Olympic gold medal in an individual event (400 metres sprint). Cathy Freeman fact file Neville Bonner Archie Roach. The Buyungurra who didn't listen - English (F,4,6)

Aboriginal history. Barani Barani is an Aboriginal word of the Sydney language that means 'yesterday'.

Aboriginal history

The Barani website examines the histories of people, places and events associated with Sydney's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Visit Barani The first Sydneysiders Aboriginal peoples have always lived in Sydney . There are about 29 clan groups of the Sydney metropolitan area referred to collectively as the Eora Nation. Following the arrival of the First Fleet in 1788, the British encountered Aboriginal people around the coves and bays of Port Jackson. Despite the destructive impact of first contact, Gadigal culture survived. Sydney’s inner suburbs have long been a magnet for Aboriginal peoples seeking work opportunities, shelter and connections with community and family. There was a growing political activism within Sydney’s Aboriginal community over the 20th century, which led to the development of support systems and facilities for urban Aboriginal people.

Barani: a living history. The famous Aboriginal individuals of colonial Sydney Harbour. WilderQuest. Aboriginal Australia without agenda - Creative Spirits. A History of Aboriginal Sydney. There is good evidence of a high Aboriginal population density at contact.

A History of Aboriginal Sydney

Australia has a naturally occurring diversity of plant resources, rather than a few specific staples as in Papua New Guinea. These are easier to exploit if not planted. That is to say, Koori people are Polyculturists. The population may have been increasing at the time of the invasion. Butlin has calculated that the population certainly did not survive on kangaroos alone as a meat source. ‘From what we can glimpse, the closest links and associations between Sydney clans and bands seemed to run north-south along the coast, rather than east-west between the coast and inland mountains. Indigenous Weather Knowledge - Bureau of Meteorology. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have developed an intricate understanding of the environment over many thousands of years.

Indigenous Weather Knowledge - Bureau of Meteorology

Artist: Laurie Nilsen The artwork used in the design of this website represents the relationships between seasonal, meteorological and astronomical changes - and how the Mandandanji people read these changes to inform life on country. About the Indigenous Weather Knowledge website Learn more about the Indigenous Weather Knowledge (IWK) website and the Bureau of Meteorology's commitment to strengthening respectful and collaborative relationships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. About the Indigenous Weather Knowledge website Language, culture and environmental knowledge See an overview of the relationships between language, culture and environmental knowledge. Language, culture and environmental knowledge Reconciliation Action Plan Download our RAP. General - Aboriginal Education - The Department of Education. Aboriginal English & ESL Educational Resources Information Centre (ERIC)Free database of resources that may assist teachers with teaching ESL/D students.

General - Aboriginal Education - The Department of Education

Details Aboriginal Parent Easy Guides Parent Easy Guides (or PEGs as they are affectionately known) bring simple, easy-to-read information on many of the issues faced by parents from birth through adolescence. The PEGs represent a valuable information source not only for parents and those caring for children, but also professionals. Details Aboriginal Studies Virtual Library Links to resources in a variety of categories are suggested. Details. ABC Online Indigenous - Interactive Map.