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Aborigines and dream time

  1. 1. Good Morning! 1/10/12Good Morning! 1/10/12 Good Morning/Afternoon!Good Morning/Afternoon! EQ: Who are the Aborigines and what did they do? HW: None Sponge Based on what you have learned so far, make a prediction on how Europeans impacted the indigenous population of Australia. Good Morning/Afternoon!Good Morning/Afternoon! EQ: Who are the Aborigines and what did they do? HW: None Sponge Based on what you have learned so far, make a prediction on how Europeans impacted the indigenous population of Australia.
  2. 2. DirectionsDirections #1. With your partner, use the handout#1. With your partner, use the handout and Coachbook pages: 203-206 toand Coachbook pages: 203-206 to complete your graphic organizercomplete your graphic organizer #2. On the back, answer #516-526 in the#2. On the back, answer #516-526 in the coachbookcoachbook #3. Finish Paper Plate/Ga OAS#3. Finish Paper Plate/Ga OAS #4. Pick up a Practice CRCT test slip out of#4. Pick up a Practice CRCT test slip out of the purple traythe purple tray #1. With your partner, use the handout#1. With your partner, use the handout and Coachbook pages: 203-206 toand Coachbook pages: 203-206 to complete your graphic organizercomplete your graphic organizer #2. On the back, answer #516-526 in the#2. On the back, answer #516-526 in the coachbookcoachbook #3. Finish Paper Plate/Ga OAS#3. Finish Paper Plate/Ga OAS #4. Pick up a Practice CRCT test slip out of#4. Pick up a Practice CRCT test slip out of the purple traythe purple tray
  3. 3. Who are the Aborigines? Who are the Aborigines? Unit 10 NotesUnit 10 Notes
  4. 4. Aborigines o Indigenous people of Australia o Have occupied Australia for at least 40,000 years! o Arrived from Southeast Asia o The word aborigines means “people who were here from the beginning” o Indigenous people of Australia o Have occupied Australia for at least 40,000 years! o Arrived from Southeast Asia o The word aborigines means “people who were here from the beginning”
  5. 5. Aborigines o Developed efficient ways to adapt to the harsh Australian environment o Built containers for storing water and built wells to collect water underground o They were hunters and gatherers: ate animals, wild nuts, fruits, and berries. o They were nomadic--moved from place to place in search of food o Developed efficient ways to adapt to the harsh Australian environment o Built containers for storing water and built wells to collect water underground o They were hunters and gatherers: ate animals, wild nuts, fruits, and berries. o They were nomadic--moved from place to place in search of food
  6. 6. Aborigines o Archaeologists have found early Aboriginal inventions: o Rock art, boomerangs, ground axes, and grindstones o There is no written record of prehistoric Aborigines o Kept their history by telling stories that were passed down from generation to generation… o Archaeologists have found early Aboriginal inventions: o Rock art, boomerangs, ground axes, and grindstones o There is no written record of prehistoric Aborigines o Kept their history by telling stories that were passed down from generation to generation…
  7. 7. Social Structure o Consisted of a tribe or “language group” of as many as 500 people o A tribe included bands called “hordes” of 10 to 20 people o Hordes joined for daily food gathering and hunting o Consisted of a tribe or “language group” of as many as 500 people o A tribe included bands called “hordes” of 10 to 20 people o Hordes joined for daily food gathering and hunting
  8. 8. Where? o Settled in the same places as present-day Australians o Climate was mild and water was available o Before Europeans arrived in 1788, around 500,000 Aborigines lived in Australia o Settled in the same places as present-day Australians o Climate was mild and water was available o Before Europeans arrived in 1788, around 500,000 Aborigines lived in Australia
  9. 9. Arrival of Europeans oAborigines lived on Australia’s coast, which is where the Europeans wanted to settle oEuropeans waged war against the Aborigines in order to take their land oAborigines lived on Australia’s coast, which is where the Europeans wanted to settle oEuropeans waged war against the Aborigines in order to take their land
  10. 10. Advantage of Europeans 1. Guns 2. Soldiers 3. Diseases oMore than half of the Aborigines in Australia died oEntire population died in Tasmania. 1. Guns 2. Soldiers 3. Diseases oMore than half of the Aborigines in Australia died oEntire population died in Tasmania.
  11. 11. What happened to remaining Aborigines? 1. Forced to live on reservations in the Outback 2. Forced to work for Europeans on sheep and cattle ranches o Laws were made to limit where Aborigines could live and work. o The British hoped to end all Aboriginal culture with their policies. 1. Forced to live on reservations in the Outback 2. Forced to work for Europeans on sheep and cattle ranches o Laws were made to limit where Aborigines could live and work. o The British hoped to end all Aboriginal culture with their policies.
  12. 12. Aborigines Today… 300,000 live in Australia today In the 1960s, policies were changed to be in favor of Aborigines Can hold a seat in Parliament Can have their own schools which teach their culture, language, and art Live modern lives, some are teachers, lawyers, mechanics, nurses and politicians 300,000 live in Australia today In the 1960s, policies were changed to be in favor of Aborigines Can hold a seat in Parliament Can have their own schools which teach their culture, language, and art Live modern lives, some are teachers, lawyers, mechanics, nurses and politicians
  13. 13. Religion -- Dreamtime o Aboriginal religion is called “Dreamtime” o “The Dreaming” is what Aborigines call the beginning of life on Earth o During the Dreaming, spirits created the land, people, and animals o Most of the spirits disappeared, but some live on in objects o Believe the earth is a link to the spiritual world o The land itself is sacred to Aborigines o Aborigines have Dreamtime legends that describe how the earth was created… o Aboriginal religion is called “Dreamtime” o “The Dreaming” is what Aborigines call the beginning of life on Earth o During the Dreaming, spirits created the land, people, and animals o Most of the spirits disappeared, but some live on in objects o Believe the earth is a link to the spiritual world o The land itself is sacred to Aborigines o Aborigines have Dreamtime legends that describe how the earth was created…
  14. 14. Stories of the Dreaming o Let’s watch a few Dreamtime legends: o http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sle62XV0BO o Let’s watch a few Dreamtime legends: o http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sle62XV0BO
  15. 15. Your Task: o Create your own Aboriginal Dreamtime legend o You may choose to write about: o why certain Australian animals look/act the way they do… o how one of Australia’s physical features was created… o why certain events in nature happen… o There is no length limit, but your story must AT LEAST pass the “three hand rule”. Be creative! o Create your own Aboriginal Dreamtime legend o You may choose to write about: o why certain Australian animals look/act the way they do… o how one of Australia’s physical features was created… o why certain events in nature happen… o There is no length limit, but your story must AT LEAST pass the “three hand rule”. Be creative!

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