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Dust Echoes

Dust Echoes
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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. View the location of the tribes around Sydney Detail from Wallumedegal, Chart of Port Jackson NSW..., 1788, by George Raper The Eora territory spread from the Georges River and Botany Bay in the south to Port Jackson (Sydney Harbour), north to Pittwater at the mouth of the Hawkesbury River and west along the river to Parramatta. Read examples of the local vocabulary and observations by Philip Gidley King

Australian science timeline 2.24 This timeline began as a starting point for people looking for terms and names to use in Web searches relating to the history of Australian science and technology, and only later acquired links to relevant pages for some of these. Suggestions for additions, corrections and such are welcome — but if possible, please provide a year — suggestions which lack a year are far more likely to miss out on a place. The email address that I supply here will not reach me unless you put my first name at the front. I particularly solicit suggestions for links to Web sites covering individual items here. This list does not feature Aboriginal invention, but that is only because there are no firm dates available for anything much before 1788. The last thing I want is for somebody with a white blindfold view of history (you point and I'll whistle) to gain comfort from what is not seen here, or for decent people to be offended by that same absence. Note that Google is usually 6 builds behind! References

Dolch Phrase Worksheet Generator « Mrs. Perkins Dolch Phrase Generator Create dozens of worksheets and printables for reading practice. Click "New Random List" to get six randomly chosen phrases from the list of 150. Customize the list with phrases you really want your students or children to read, then choose the kind of worksheet you want from the wizards below! Why not practice six different Dolch phrases each day? After that, do some writing practice in D'Nealian or Zaner-Bloser style (thanks to the ESL Writing Wizard website), and then finish off your lesson with a fun word search or 'Rock, Scissors, Paper' game! Check out for wizards that create worksheets with simple vocabulary and pictures! Random Dolch Phrases if you wishas I saidwith motheryour sisterI ama big horse

AIATSIS map of Indigenous Australia | Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Move your cursor over any area of the map to reveal the 'magnifying glass' circle. Scroll your mouse wheel to zoom in or out within the magnifying circle. On touch screens, tap once on the screen to show the magnifying circle. For thousands of years, the original inhabitants of Australia, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples occupied the lands with very different boundaries than today, centred on intimate cultural relationships with the land and sea. “It’s my fathers land, my grandfather’s land, my grandmothers land. The map is an attempt to represent all the language, tribal or nation groups of the Aboriginal people of Australia. The map was developed along with the Encyclopedia of Aboriginal Australia as part of a research project. "What was before Lord Vestey born and I born? Limitations of the map The AIATSIS map of Indigenous Australia was produced for a general reading audience. Further information

How ancient Aboriginal star maps have shaped Australia's highway network The next time you’re driving down a country road in outback Australia, consider there’s a good chance that very route was originally mapped out by Aboriginal people perhaps thousands of years before Europeans came to Australia. And like today, they turned to the skies to aid their navigation. Except instead of using a GPS network, they used the stars above to help guide their travels. Aboriginal people have rich astronomical traditions, but we know relatively little about their navigational abilities. We do know that there was a very well established and extensive network of trade routes in operation before 1788. Star maps I was researching the astronomical knowledge of the Euahlayi and Kamilaroi Aboriginal peoples of northwest New South Wales in 2013 when I became aware of “star maps” as a means of teaching navigation outside of one’s own local country. My teacher of this knowledge was Ghillar Michael Anderson, a Euahlayi Culture Man from Goodooga, near the Queensland border. Parallels

European discovery and the colonisation of Australia European mariners Francesco Bartolozzi (1727-1815), Captn. James Cook, F.R.S, 1784, print: stipple engraving. The first records of European mariners sailing into 'Australian' waters occurs around 1606, and includes their observations of the land known as Terra Australis Incognita (unknown southern land). Between 1606 and 1770, an estimated 54 from a range of nations made contact. In 1770, Englishman Lieutenant James Cook charted the Australian east coast in his ship . This period of European exploration is reflected in the names of landmarks such as the Torres Strait, Arnhem Land, Dampier Sound, Tasmania, the Furneaux Islands, Cape Frecinyet and La Perouse. The First Fleet and a British colony John Allcot (1888-1973), The First Fleet in Sydney Cove, January 27, 1788, 1938, art reproduction. Captain Arthur Phillip and the , comprising 11 ships and around 1,350 people, arrived at Botany Bay between 18 and 20 January 1788. Governor Phillip carried in Australia. Contacts and colonisation

Free Printable Worksheets for Preschool-Sixth Grade in Math, English, and more Free eBook library | Oxford Owl from Oxford University Press Welcome to our free eBooks collection, developed for children aged 3–11 years old. If you'd like to learn more about how to support your child's reading, visit our Reading pages. All our eBooks are tablet-friendly. Learning to read with phonics? Learning to read with phonics If you live in England, your child will learn to read using phonics. Using Letters and Sounds? If your child is using Letters and Sounds, you can find this list of eBooks by Letters and Sounds Phases useful. If you don’t know your child’s Phase, you can check with your school. If your child is being taught to read using the Read Write Inc. programme, you can find books suitable for them by clicking on the ‘Levels’ menu below and using the 'Read Write Inc.' filter to select the right level. Find more support and resources for Read Write Inc. in our parents' guide to Read Write Inc Looking for printed books for phonics practice at home? Not reading to practise phonics? Sharing books and independent reading Browse the library

MELBOURNE'S 6 SEASONS Compiled by Dr. Beth Gott of the School of Biological Sciences, Monash University. All over Australia, Aborigines had their own local yearly calendars. Just as the climate in Kakadu is very different from that of Melbourne, so the Wurundjeri had their own way of marking the changing seasons. The division of the year into four seasons comes from Northern Europe, and does not fit Melbourne. We still think of winter as an unfavourable season for plants, when northern European trees drop their leaves and become dormant, but for our native plants, especially the small tuberous herbs, winter is a season of growth. Alan Reid originally suggested a calendar for the Middle Yarra region which has six seasons. Jones, Mackay and Pisani, from the University of Adelaide (Jones, D., Mackay, S. & Pisani, A. 1997 Patterns in the Valley of the Christmas Bush: a seasonal calendar for the upper Yarra Valley. Lifestyle depended very much on the rhythm of the seasons. Late Summer, February - Mid March.

Dust Echoes is a series of twelve beautifully animated Dreamtime stories from Central Arnhem Land, telling stories of love, loyalty, duty to country and Aboriginal custom and law. by mariannenicholas Mar 11