Australia - My Country Best-selling author and internationally renowned artist Sally Morgan teams up with Ezekiel Kwaymullina for a story celebrating country. A gorgeous new picture book in simple, lyrical prose and vibrant colour.
‘Sorry’ apology to Stolen Generations - Creative Spirits Infamous speech by the ex-Prime minister Kevin Rudd apologizing to the indigenous Australians for the atrocities that occurred to the Stolen Generation
Indigenous People ~ people, place, language and song: this unit, concepts of place, language and song are explored as they relate to Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their cultures.
Detail of the ‘Great Australian Clock’, Queen Victoria Building, Sydney. Note that the artist confined Aboriginal men to the painted background, seemingly ignorant of the situation. You can view the clock from the highest level inside the building.
STOLEN GENERATIONS The Australian Government removed 30 per cent of Indigenous children from their families from the early 1900s to the 1970s in an effort to destroy the Indigenous population and culture. This is considered by many historians as the most devastating act to happen to Indigenous people by European settlers.