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The first Australians / Wendy Graham
Bib ID 4496309
Format BookBook
Author
Graham, Wendy (Wendy Patricia)
 
Description South Yarra, Vic. : Macmillan Library, 2009 
32 p. : ill. (some col.), map, ports. ; 29 cm. 
ISBN 9781420265842
Series

Graham, Wendy (Wendy Patricia) We are Australian.

Summary

Introduces the original inhabitants of Australia. Indigenous Australians have lived in this ancient land for thousands of years. Their connection with the land has been passed down through the generations - through their beliefs in the Dreamtime, through storytelling, painting, dancing, songs and ceremony.

Notes

Includes index.

For primary school age.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Juvenile literature  |  Australians -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature.  |  Law - Indigenous.  |  Settlement and contacts - Dutch.  |  Social organisation - Elders.  |  Hunting, gathering and fishing.  |  Guugu Yimidhirr / Gugu Yimithirr / Kuku Yimidhirr people (Y82) (Qld SD55-13)  |  Wagiman / Wageman people (N27) (NT SD52-12)  |  Ceremonies.  |  Art - Body art.  |  Indigenous knowledge - Health and medicine.  |  Ceremonies - Trade and exchange.  |  Music - Traditional - Ceremonial.  |  Settlement and contacts - Macassans and Indonesians.  |  Guugu Yimidhirr / Gugu Yimithirr / Kuku Yimidhirr language (Y82) (Qld SD55-13)  |  Culture - Relationship to land.  |  Food - Sociocultural aspects - Sharing.  |  Settlement and contacts - Penal colonies / Convicts.  |  Religion - Dreaming - Ancestor spirits.  |  Body - Decoration.  |  History - Oral history.  |  Cultural protocols - Mourning.  |  Settlement and contacts - First Fleet, 1788.  |  Settlement and contacts - English.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Systems - Sections and subsections.  |  Language - Linguistics - Phonology - Pronunciation.  |  Sites - Sacred sites.  |  Fishing - Spearfishing.  |  Botany Bay (S Sydney NSW SI56-05)  |  Tiwi Islands (NT SC52-15, SC52-16)  |  Arnhem Land (NT)  |  Torres Strait Islands (Qld TSI SC54, SC55-05)
Other authors/contributors Graham, Wendy (Wendy Patricia)
Available From Macmillan Education Australia, 15-19 Claremont St, South Yarra VIC 3141 

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