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SBS: First Australians

SBS: First Australians
EPISODE 1 - They have come to stay EPISODE 1 - They have come to stay | Sunday 11 April at 8:30pm

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Aboriginal educational contexts The capture and English education of Bennelong Governor Arthur Phillip organised the capture of Bennelong. Phillip attempted to teach Bennelong about English language and culture and to learn about Aboriginal people from Bennelong. References: Dark (1966) pp 84–85; Heiss & McCormack (2002) Associate Professor Anita Heiss (Wiradjuri) and Terri McCormack discussed Bennelong’s attempt to educate non-Aboriginal people about his culture: ‘While Bennelong suffered from the worst aspects of enculturation, he also represents those who tried to change the behaviour of Europeans on Aboriginal lands.’ – Heiss & McCormack (2002).

Aboriginal trade: Museum Victoria Question: Did Aboriginal people in Australia have any contact with other countries before European contact? Answer: Yes! The first European contact with the land we now know as Australia is generally held to have been by Dutch explorers in 1606. We know how important internal trading relationships and routes were to Indigenous peoples, but people are often not aware that a relationship developed between Aboriginal people in eastern Arnhem Land and visitors from overseas. Macassan people from what is now known as Sulawesi (Indonesia) annually visited the northern shores of Australia, the place they called Marege’.

Aboriginal Australia Information Deficit Syndrome (AAIDS) Are you suffering from the Aboriginal Australia Information Deficit Syndrome? Take the following simple test to find out. Aboriginal Australia Information Deficit Syndrome Test Name 5 to 10 American Indian nations (tribes): Pangerang Country with Freddie Dowling In this story Freddie Dowling, Pangerang Elder, introduces us to several Pangerang stories and sites. The Pangerang people were a nation of sub-clans who occupied much of what is now North Eastern Victoria stretching along the Tongala (Murray) River to Echuca and into the areas of the southern Riverina in New South Wales. Their land includes the Wangaratta, Yarrawonga and Shepparton areas through which the Kialla (Goulburn) and Torryong (Ovens) Rivers flow. The approximate boundaries are south to Mansfield, west to Echuca, east to Chiltern and north to near Narrandera in New South Wales. Freddie Dowling learnt the stories of the indigenous people of this area from his grandmother, Annie Lewis, and his father, Frank ‘Munja’ Dowling. The Pangerang words used in this story were written down by Annie Lewis in 1900.

Famous Aboriginal people, activists & role models - Creative Spirits David Unaipon David Unaipon on a 50-dollar note. Some notes show his name at the bottom, some don’t. Eora: Aboriginal Sydney Eora: Aboriginal Sydney, 1770 - 1850, offers an insight into Sydney and the local indigenous community in the years following the arrival of the Bèerewalgal, 'people from the clouds', in 1788. United by a common language, strong ties of kinship, and a rich saltwater economy, the indigenous inhabitants survived as skilled hunter-fisher-gatherers in family groups or clans scattered along the coast. They identified themselves as Eora (yura), simply meaning 'People', a word derived from Ee 'yes' and ora 'here' or 'this place', revealing their deep connection to the land.

Australian Aboriginal history timeline 120,000 Analysis of pollen and charcoal giving a date of 120,000 BP suggests that people were using fire to clear land in the Lake George basin in the Southern Tablelands of NSW, about 30 kms north-east of Canberra.68,000 Current estimates for the arrival of Aboriginal people in Australia [2].60,000 Age of Lake Mungo 3 human remains (age range between 56,000 and 68,000 years), south-western NSW, 987 km west of Sydney. Footprints discovered at Lake Mungo are believed to be 23,000 years old. Lake Mungo, New South Wales.

Mabo - a timeline Posted It has been 20 years today since High Court handed down its decision on Mabo v Queensland (No 2), the landmark case known as Mabo, which paved the way for recognition of native title in Australia. News Online takes a look at the lead-up to the decision and how it changed the face of Australian society: Torres Strait Islander Eddie Koiki Mabo, who is at the time working as a gardener at James Cook University in Townsville, finds out he does not own the land back on Murray Island where he grew up. Sorry Day and the Stolen Generations Warning. This article may contain the names and images of Aboriginal and Islander people now deceased. It also contains links to sites that may use images of Aboriginal and Islander people now deceased. Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission, report. The first was held on 26 May 1998 - one year after the tabling of the report May 1997. The report was the result of an inquiry by the into the removal of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children from their families.

Aboriginal history Barani Barani is an Aboriginal word of the Sydney language that means 'yesterday'. The Barani website examines the histories of people, places and events associated with Sydney's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Visit Barani A shared history - Aboriginal perspectives in HSIE K-6 Introduction The outcomes and subject matter for all Stages in K-6 provide excellent opportunities for students to explore Australia's shared history. The focus is the present, but always, the foundation is Aboriginal Australia. It is important for teachers to understand the connections between the Land and Aboriginality. With understanding of the connections of peoples and Land comes a realisation that in our shared history, changes were forced on Aboriginal people. These changes shattered the structures of each society and ignored the sovereignty of all Aborignal nations. Contemporary Australia has many social justice and human rights issues that are a result of policies and practices, originating 19th century and continuing until the 1967 Referendum.

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