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Working in the community
Water, Health and Physical Education, Year 9, Year 10
For many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, jobs looking after country provide an important connection to the environment, culture and community.
Geometry of water sources and landforms
Water, Mathematics, Year 10
A detailed knowledge of the availability of seasonal and permanent freshwater bodies is critical to the survival and culture of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Water, Science, Year 4
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples understand the value of billabongs and utilise the life cycles of certain species of plants and animals that are part of billabong ecosystems. This knowledge and value has allowed Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to survive in some of the harshest places on the continent.
Budj Bim: an Aboriginal cultural heritage landscape
Water, Humanities and Social Sciences, Year 10
The management of the Budj Bim landscape in southwest Victoria people by its traditional owners, the Gunditjmara people, in collaboration with the Victorian Government and other parties, demonstrates several features of modern protection systems of landscapes, environments and cultural heritage.
Indigenous voices in water
Water, Technologies, Year 9, Year 10
Aboriginal Waterways Assessment is a tool that documents the way Aboriginal people value and use water, to assist in sharing knowledge, to communicate their water values, and help advocate for their needs in water management.
Water, Science, Year 10
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have been living with water forms, such as groundwater, and using and managing the resources of these water bodies by observing laws and cultural protocols, some of which continue to be expressed in stories and songs transmitted over many generations as a means to maintain them.
Water, The Arts, Year 9, Year 10
New artistic mediums, such as short film, have enabled an evolution of storytelling and knowledge translation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Language in law
Water, English, Year 10
The presence of the Woi-wurrung language in the Victorian parliament’s Yarra River Protection (Wilip-gin Birrarung murron) Act 2017 is an example of how the use of language can have inclusive social effects.
Understanding and respecting creation stories
Water, English, Year 5
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples maintain complex oral traditions, which include song and dance, that serve as oral texts, containing important information about traditional Laws.
Living off our waters
Water, Humanities and Social Sciences, Year 4
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have developed resource utilisation and management regimes for marine, riparian and estuarine habitats and incorporated cultural, ritual and social rules and practices governing use and harvesting to ensure the sustainability of these resources as a major component of their traditional ecological knowledge systems.
Water games and sports
Water, Health and Physical Education, Year 3, Year 4
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children traditionally played many fun water games to practice their swimming and diving, develop their coordination and teamwork, as well as to cool off and play.
Navigating our way through country
Water, Mathematics, Year 4
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander knowledge of the features of the world and navigation methods involved geographical, astronomical and environmental knowledge that was transmitted by various means, including narratives, songs, star maps, and visual designs.
Weaving design into local materials
Water, Technologies, Year 3, Year 4
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have used grasses and reeds from wetlands for thousands of years. They used these materials for weaving to make many different kinds of useful everyday objects.
Interpretations of Dreaming stories in text
Water, English, Year 4
The Rainbow Serpent is an Aboriginal ancestral cultural being that feature in many Aboriginal peoples’ cultural stories and songs. It has also been interpreted and represented in different ways in a number of contemporary texts.