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  • 1. Indigenous Australians
    By Katie Watson
  • 2. Traditional welcome
  • 3. Aboriginal flag
    Black = The people Red: The earth Yellow: The Sun
  • 4. Aboriginal people
    The word Aboriginal means “original inhabitants” in Latin (where many of our words come from)
    They migrated from Asia 30,000 years ago when they could walk across what is now an ocean.
    There are 400,000 Aboriginal people in Australia (2% of our population)
    Before the British arrived in Australia 223 year ago Aboriginal people lived off the land
  • 5. The Dreamtime
    The Dreamtime = the beginning of time
    Pass down stories to the younger generations
    Aboriginal people believe that ancestors who have died turn into mountains, and rocks.
    A Dreamtime story:
  • 6. Our Dreamtime story
    Lets write our own Dreamtime story.
    What will we write about?
  • 7. Aboriginal culture
    They loved art, dance and songs.
    In art they used to sculpture thing, do rock and bark paintings, make baskets and do beadwork.
    Their traditional dance is called the corroboree
    They love to play the didgeridoo:
  • 8. Bush Tucker
    Bush tucker link:
  • 9. Where they live
    Australia as we know it:
  • 10. Where they live
    Australia as the Aboriginal people know it:
  • 11. How they live
    Aboriginal people know the time of day by listening to bird sounds, watching the shadows and following the path of the sun.
    Aboriginal people know the time of the year by temperature, plant life, animal movements and environment factors. Calendars and clocks are not needed.
  • 12. Aboriginal homes
    Aboriginal shelter link:
  • 13. Activity
    Think about what materials Aboriginal people would have had available to them.
    Design your own home using only what you can find in the bush.
    Write down:
    What you will use
    Why you chose these materials
    How you will make it
    Draw what it would look like