Aboriginal People have lived in Australia
for over 50,000 years.
They were the first people in Australia
and always have looked after the land
Aboriginal tribes used specific
languages in different areas.
There were over 500 different
Most Aboriginal people now speak
English but are still using their culture.
Aboriginal People had a lot of spiritual
beliefs. They told lots of spiritual stories
which were written by rock art and the
stories were passed down by ancestors.
The Aboriginal men and women had all
Men- they went out and hunted the
food with spears and boomerangs.
Women-used their digging sticks to dig
up berries and bugs, open shellfish and
crush up seeds.
Aboriginal people ate anything that was
available. The main foods they ate were
kangaroos, emus ,sea foods and other
foods that were on the land.
They also found food in the bush which
included nuts and berries. Aboriginal
People weren’t fussy on what they ate
and didn’t take a lot of food fro, the
Aboriginal People used stones, bark,
wood, sap ,vine and grass.
They used everyday utensils for what
they had to do. From the stones and
sticks they made stone axes. They made
containers out of bark to carry food or
Aboriginal people used digeridoo’s and
clapping sticks to make their music at
ceremonies and at dances. When the
digeridoo is played it can relate to stories
and represent animals noises.
Aboriginal people gave respect to their
sacred sites and other tribes sites. The
sacred sites were built out of different
materials which were based on were the
Uluru is one of the most famous
Aboriginal site in the world. It is in the
beautiful Northern Territory (NT).
The Aboriginal people didn’t know what
to do when Captain James Cook
arrived. The Aboriginal people was
confused why they came to the land.
The Aboriginal people caught diseases
from the English. Aboriginal people lost
their cultures and they had loss of lands.
Aboriginal people are still keeping their
culture and are still speaking the
languages that were spoke for over 50
000 years back. Most Aboriginal people
now live in major cities and have
everyday jobs just like us.