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Twelve Canoes

Twelve Canoes

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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). back to timeline.

Create a Superhero This webquest will have you working with your new table group (groups of 4) to create your own superhero, villain, a poster about them and a comic strip about one of their adventures to present to the class. Each group member will have a different role to play in your work, however some decisions will need to be made as a team. In your group decide who will take on each role.

Behind the News New voters speak, leaders listen Watch Live, Wednesday 3rd, 1205 AEDST via Facebook.In a twist on a typical Q&A event, our political leaders will be asking the questions and looking for answers from 45 young Australians in Canberra for the annual ABC Heywire Youth Summit. White Ribbon Day A national day to call for an end to violence against women around the world.Watch School Recycling Students from Highbury PS show us what ideas they have to reduce their waste.Watch Music, Count Us In Half a million students across Australia singing the same song at the same time.Watch Endangered Bandicoots A conservation program to help them is having some success.Watch Koala Funding A favourite Aussie icon, the koala, is doing it tough in northern New South WalesWatch Transcript 00:00:00:00(Dramatic music)00:00:06:08(Melodious flute music)00:00:11:01MAN:19th of July 1770. Employed in getting everything in readiness for sea. In the morning, we were visited by 10 or 11 of the natives.

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

Curriculum Support In NSW primary schools, teaching and learning programs and the assessing and reporting of student achievement relate directly to the learning outcomes and curriculum content of NSW syllabuses in six key learning areas (KLAs). K – 6 syllabuses can be accessed at the Board of Studies website NSW Department of Education and Training policies contain specific curriculum requirements for public schools. These include Curriculum planning and programming, assessing and reporting to parents K-12 to which teachers should refer when preparing their teaching and learning programs.

ABC Splash More Get your questions ready! Join Kayne Tremills on Wednesday 10 September at 2pm as ABC Splash Live comes face-to-face with real robots! Meet droids and daleks, soccer-playing robots and police bomb-disposal robots. Pemulwuy - Barani This engraving by James Grant of 'Pimbloy' is believed to be the only known depiction of Pemulwuy (illustration courtesy National Library of Australia, from Grant’s 'The narrative of a voyage of discovery, performed in His Majesty's vessel the Lady Nelson, of sixty tons burthen, with sliding keels, in the years 1800, 1801 and 1802, to New South Wales', 1803 - Pemulwuy was a courageous resistance fighter who led a guerrilla war against the British settlement at Sydney Cove from 1788 through to 1802. Because of his resistance to the invaders, he became one of the most remembered and written about historical figures in Australian Aboriginal history.

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.

Visual cue cards This functional life skill activity contains a 10 page booklet and an acccompanying activity to reinforce personal hygiene. They could be used to instruct and reinforce brushing teeth. To make the booklet, one should take 3 letter sized pieces of paper and fold to make a 12 page booket. Then print the pages, cut them out and glue them on the appropriate page of the booklet. laminate and bind. The actvity contains directions. { See companion activities: Wash Hands Booklet; Smelling Fine Booklet; and Ready for School Booklet). Created by Linda Caillou.

Royal Australian Mint On the following pages you will find school resources relating the Mint and Australian coins. From the history of our coinage, to the art and technology that goes into producing the change in your pocket. There are a number of activities for each subject. If you have any comments or suggestions for other resources, please email our Education Team Leader. Lower Primary School Resources French navigators arrive in 'New Holland' 00:00:08:06NARRATOR:Seven months after leaving France, one morning, Baudin contemplates the true beginning of his mission.00:00:17:12NICOLAS BAUDIN:'At half past seven, the top men unfurling the sails told us of land lying east by north-east.'00:00:36:11MARTINE MARIN:You can imagine the excitement of a scientist, you know, after so much time being in the ship doing nothing because they couldn't work at anything. And suddenly the coast was in sight.00:00:53:03NICOLAS BAUDIN:'At nine o'clock, we left to go ashore. All the scientists, as may easily be mentioned, wanted to be at the party. Until then, we had not seen a single one of the natives of the country. But as we landed, we saw one. At first, he appeared to pay little attention to us.

1788 : Waruwi Warning: This resource may contain references to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who may have passed away. Waruwi is an Aboriginal girl looking after her Nana while the rest of her extended family is away from camp. It's just for a day but what a day it turns out to be.

Macassan History in Arnhem Land - ABC Darwin - Australian Broadcasting Corporation If you listen to the Yolngu language of East Arnhem Land closely, you'll come across a few familiar sounding words, for example 'Rupiah', the Indonesian word for money. The words are just part of the Indonesian culture that has infiltrated areas of North Australia during hundreds of years of trade between the Macassans (from Sulawesi) and many Indigenous clans. Barbara Luk Luk Burarrwanga is a Yolngu lady proud of her Macassan heritage. Her great great grandmother was taken from Arnhem Bay by the Macassans as a young woman. She spent the rest of her life living in Sulawesi, speaking Indonesian, marrying a local man, and adopting the culture as her own.

TWELVE CANOES is a website and twelve linked short video stories, including photographs, art pieces, and music files, that depicting the people, culture and place of the Yolngu people whose homeland is the Arafura Swamp of north-central Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory. by mariannenicholas Mar 11