Dreaming stories online
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NAIDOC week 2016: Songlines
The theme for NAIDOC week 2016 is Songlines: The Living Narrative of our Nation. But what exactly are "Songlines"? For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the Dreamtime describes a time when the earth, people and animals were created by our ancestral spiritual beings. They created the rivers, lakes, plants, land formations and living creatures. Dreaming tracks crisscross Australia and trace the journeys of our ancestral spirits as they created the land, animals and lores. These…
Teach Art: Aboriginal Art History Game, NAIDOC Week Activities & Art Sub Plans
Get your students excited about learning art history and NAIDOC Week in Australia by creating an Aboriginal dreaming painting. Need last minute art sub plans? Fill up your emergency folder with engaging art projects that are easy for substitute teachers. Teach your students about the Aborigines, the...
Aboriginal Snake (Art Projects for Kids)
In Australia, there are Aborigines who live today as they did thousands of years ago. Like cave painters, they use art as a way to tell stories known as "dreamings." One common feature to is that thei
My Favourite Books for Including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultures and Histories
It is NAIDOC Week next week, so I thought I would share with you some of my favourite books. These books include titles written and illustrated by Aboriginal authors and illustrators, include Abori…
NAIDOC Week Activities
Everything you need to celebrate NAIDOC Week in your classroom and explore Australian Aboriginal culture. Activities, craft, wall displays, dot painting outlines, vocabulary and much more.