Place and Culture: Years 3–4

Teacher resources for First Peoples

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Back at school activities

  1. Visit the Culture Victoria website.

    Go to the Black Post White section: Watch the elders’ video and read the transcript.

    What are the main ideas that will stay with you?

  2. Look carefully at this picture

    Visit the Culture Victoria website to view the picture.

    Are the people in the front row wearing animal skin?

    Which do you think was a better form of clothing, the woollen blanket or the Possum skin cloak? Why do you think that?

    Find out more about blankets and how they changed living conditions for Aboriginal people.

  3. Aboriginal culture

    Visit the Culture Victoria website.

    What do you learn about people and place from this section of the website?

  4. Victorian Languages map

    Find out what Aboriginal children are doing to revive their languages in Victoria. Visit the Victorian Aboriginal Corporation for Languages website

    Learn the names of some of the languages spoken in Victoria using the First Peoples interactive map. Visit the Bunjilaka website

  5. Learn more about the importance of place and culture

    Watch this video Keeping Aboriginal culture alive on the ABC Splash website.

    Watch this video Noongar people speak about a sense of place on the ABC Splash website.