Learning about Aboriginal history and culture

The following links to educational websites and resources may assist students learning about Aboriginal culture and history.

Educational websites and resources

Aboriginal languages 

Aboriginal Languages of Australia has resources for about 80 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages. About a third of the information has been produced or published by indigenous people.

Bringing them home

Bringing them home is a resource for students and teachers following the national inquiry into the separation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children from their families. Schools can download worksheets and order a DVD.

Koori Mail

Koori Mail is Australia's fortnightly national indigenous newspaper with the latest Aboriginal news. Students and members of the community can read and submit stories.

Sorry Day and the Stolen Generations

The Australian Government’s Sorry Day and Stolen Generations page gives detailed information and links to educational resources on National Sorry Day and the Stolen Generations. 

Libraries and museums

Aboriginal culture at the Australian Museum

The Australian Museum has information on Aboriginal culture as well as other cultures, and includes stories of the Dreaming and background on indigenous communities in Australia.

State Library of South Australia 

The State Library of South Australia gives background on Aboriginal culture and history, information on the library's research and advice services, resource materials and links to external Aboriginal sites.

State Records of South Australia

State Records of South Australia has an extensive database for indigenous Australians covering areas such as Aboriginal history, government reports and policies.

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