Early Stage 1 - Stage 1: Dreaming and Living on the Land

Early Stage 1 - Stage 1: Dreaming and Living on the Land

Overview

Oral history is central to Aboriginal culture and Dreaming Stories are an integral part of Aboriginal life. These stories are used to pass on knowledge and skills to children and adults alike. During the workshop, students will listen to Dreaming Stories about various animals and learn more about the importance of these stories. They will learn about the ways in which Aboriginal People have lived on the land, using native flora and fauna to hunt and gather, making tools and shelter.

Learning resource: download the Dreaming and Living on the Land learning resource.

Suitable for

Early Stage 1 - Stage 3 History and Geography.

Location

Bush Amphitheatre and the Taronga Institute for Science & Learning.