How do you choose appropriate Indigenous Education resources for your classroom? These are guidelines only. You may find that a resource won’t fit all of the guidelines listed below, but it’s a start to guide your research. Authority: Does the author have either cultural or academic authority to speak on the topic presented? It’s important to … Continue reading Choosing Indigenous education resources for the classroom
Start the school year by welcoming students to a deadly year and by acknowledging country and people. You will need to know on whose land your school is located. The AIATSIS/Horton Map is a useful guide, but ideally you will consult with your local community. You can view an large online version of the map … Continue reading A great way to start the year … Acknowledge country
32/365 Blak History Month poster Originally uploaded by leesawatego Last week I ordered a poster created by Aboriginal artist Sam Cook from Redbubble. Australian Blak History Month is a very grassroots celebration of history, people, events, stories from a Blak perspective. I have written about it elsewhere on this blog, and there is a link … Continue reading Blak History Month Poster
Here is the first of the Deadly Ways presentations. It currently sits at 5 Deadly Ways to Explore Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives of democracy, politics and civics in your classroom, but will definitely grow in the coming months. I did want to note that Annabel Crabb, political commentator and journalist, made an important … Continue reading Deadly Ways – Democracy and Politics
I really want to explore this more. I know I do a bit of this now, but I know that there is so much more out there. I love the work of Gadj & Jodi from Sharing Culture Online.
The third of our Easter holiday Indigenous education resource producer series – checkout Sharing Culture. Qld based, but Yolngu culture, this deadly family produce CD-Roms for literacy, art, language, culture learning. These look great – and are very reasonably priced too!
A new commercial website enterprise, The Bama Way is now available. While specifically targeting the tourism market, there is a deadly map that features information about Bama country. Great for geography, and history.
Found this today, via an Education Qld staff member. Its Echo Adventure & Cultural Camp in North Queensland. South of Cairns and West of Tully, this is Jirrbal country. So if you’re a staff group seeking cultural awareness training, or even with your own students, consider this one.Looks deadly!
Using Google Maps + Tom Petrie’s Reminiscences of Early Queensland: Dating from 1837 by Constance Campbell Petrie (1904), I’ve started creating a map of Aboriginal Place Names of Brisbane. Its in its earliest of days yet as I add in a couple of names each week. I’m also looking for other sources I can use … Continue reading Aboriginal Place Names of Brisbane
Yes? Why not check out my other blog “On The Ground” which is business from an Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander perspective. There are a number of entrepreneur profiles with links (a growing list). I’ve currently organised the site into: 9 CORE TOPICS Indigenous Business Being in Business Marketing Business Planning Copyright and Intellectual Property … Continue reading Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students studying business?