This activity utilises a range of map representations to engage students in thinking about the languages of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Marrin Gamu is a song and educational resource that has been created to introduce Australians to the diversity and beauty of Australia’s hundreds of first languages.There are two ways for students to participate in Marrin Gamu, either as part of an existing Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island language program, or as a mainstream classroom activity.
Meet ambassadors, Dr Anita Heiss and Magnolia Maymuru as they share their stories of strength and resilience as well as what makes them they feel empowered.
Awaye! presents six Aboriginal dreaming stories. These stories are told to children to teach them about their ancestors, the spirit world and their place in that world.
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.
Find out the local languages in your area.
Listen to Bangara dancers tell their stories
Sharing Australia’s First Languages; Over 80 short films in language. From Open ABC.
Keeping Indigenous languages Alive – The Feed
Sharing the diverse languages of black Australia from Anmatyerre to Arrernte, from Bidjara to Bundjalung, from Nyungar to Ngaanyatjarra, from Yankunytjatjara to Yorta Yorta—one word at a time.
Brings you diverse and vibrant Aboriginal arts and culture from across Australia and the best from Indigenous radio broadcasters around the world.
Reawakening our local Language: Dunghutti lessons at Amaroo Local Aboriginal Land Council Getting Indigenous Voices into the classroom Koori Mail: The fortnightly Indigenous national paper
Prime 7 News: Catwalk Queen; A Moree-born, Tamworth-based Aboriginal fashion designer is making a name for herself on the international stage. ABC News: Living with the locals: Six extraordinary first contact stories of friendship and survival
Resources to support an incursion or excursion, for students learn about the historical and cultural significance of the Country on which their school is situated, and about other culturally significant sites in their local area.
Resources to support an incursion or excursion, for students learn about the historical and cultural significance of the Country on which their school is situated, and about other culturally significant sites in their local area. Dreaming About Country An ABC Open Lesson plan for secondary students in visual arts
The Aboriginal Language Map attempts to represent all of the language or tribal or nation groups of Indigenous people of Australia.
Connect with your Local Council and find out what information they have about local Aboriginal heritage, events and groups
There are 120 Local Aboriginal Land Councils in NSW divided into nine regions. Find your local Aboriginal Land Council.
NSW has over 50 local reconciliation groups. These are volunteers who work together to create opportunities and events to promote reconciliation in their community. To find out the closest group to you email email@example.com
Contact your local NSW Aboriginal Education Consultative Group representatives and get advice on connecting with the local Aboriginal communities.
Find out about Connecting to Country an Aboriginal cultural awareness programme for teachers. Learn how to best engage directly with Aboriginal Australians at the local community level.
Use Narragunnawali’s professional learning resources to build staff awareness and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories, cultures, and contributions.The activities suggested in the resources are designed to be teacher-led and can be used individually, in small groups or during staff meetings.
Training modules to develop teacher confidence, knowledge and culturally appropriate skills in delivering programs about Indigenous cultures, histories and contemporary contexts.
The timeline traces the history of citizenship and rights for indigenous people in Australia from pre-1770 to 1997.
A timeline that summarises the Indigenous rights movement from 1901 to 2010.
The National Museum of Australia’s overview of the land and human rights struggles of Indigenous Australians.
This series chronicles the birth of a country and the collision of two worlds.
This site gives a comprehensive introduction to the diversity of Indigenous Australia.
The Indigenous Law Centre is based at the University of New South Wales. This webpage showcases a wide range of colourful contemporary Aboriginal art, with information about the work and artists.
This website provides an entry-point to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and history, written from an Indigenous perspective. The website contains mini essays, teaching notes and other resources.
A concise list of Aboriginal artists, musicisans, writers and more.
This incredible interactive website enables students to access wordlist and other resources in the Aboriginal language of their chosen area.
A Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) is a formal statement of commitment to reconciliation. A school can develop a RAP to register existing initiatives or to begin a new journey.
Succinct questions and helpful answers on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, their rights and issues.
A collection of resources that covers topics including Australian history, racism, rights and the Stolen Generation.
Classroom activities and videos that on Indigenous characters, and historical events linked to Indigenous affairs, government policy and public attitudes.
A free resource to assist your school to implement Aboriginal pedagogies.
A fantastic resource providing histories of people, places and events in the City of Sydney local government area that are associated with the histories of Sydney’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.