Languages Map Activity

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Language is not merely a means of communication, it is an important medium through which culture is carried. This activity utilises a range of map representations to engage students in thinking about the languages of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples across Australia and the distinct physical and socio-cultural geographies to which they belong.

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This map shows how NSW is made up of around 50 different Aboriginal nations, each with their own language or language group.

Aboriginal Languages and Nation Map in NSW & ACT

 

Download an A3 PDF of Reconciliation NSW’s Aboriginal Languages in NSW & ACT

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Many of these resources and activities have been developed in consultation with the Board of Studies Teaching and Educational Standards NSW (BOSTES) to ensure that the program meets NSW curriculum outcomes for Stages 3, 4 & 5.