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Mentone Girls' Grammar School | Kerferd Library

Indigenous resources for teachers: Overview

Teacher resources that support the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures

Conceptual framework for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures priorityAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander resources for teachers

Mentone Girls' Grammar School and the Kerferd Library acknowledges the Woi Wurrung (Wurundjeri) and Boonwurrung peoples of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose land we learn and work. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are advised that this website may contain images and voices of deceased people.

Indigenous Resources for teachers | Overview: New in the library collection for 2020

Level 2 resourceeBooksThe following eBooks are new into the collection for 2020. Use your mConnect user name and password to access these eBooks off campus 24/7.

Level 3 resource

Indigenous Resources for teachers | Overview: Kerferd Library print collection

Indigenous Resources for teachers | Overview: Wominjeka Welcome

Level 1 resourceFilm and videoUsing YouTube on campus help and instructionsTo view this video on campus remember to first login to your school Google account using your mConnect username and password. Click here for more help on using YouTube on campus.

See also the following Kerferd Library Wominjeka - welcome to country LibGuide.

Source

IMPORTANT: The following video has been compiled for educational purposes only. This video must not be used as a substitute for an official, in-person, welcome to country in any situation or context whatsoever.

Welcome to country videos

For welcome to country from other first nations see https://www.youtube.com/user/WelcomeToCountry/videos


When using this video don't forget to cite and reference your sources. For more information and help see the Kerferd Library referencing guide and / or CiteMaker.

In text reference / citation: Wandoon (2015) or (Wandoon, 2015)
Bibliography / Reference list: Wandoon, J., (2015). Wurundjeri Welcome to Country [eVideo] WelcomeToCountry. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/YhtvMyoVvDU

Indigenous Resources for teachers | Overview: AITSL alignment

See also:

Indigenous Resources for teachers | Curriculum alignment

Conceptual framework for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures priority This LibGuide directly supports the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures Cross-curriculum Priority as documented in the Victorian Curriculum and the Australian curriculum. See also the Teaching Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture from the Victorian Department of education and training.

Country/Place
  • OI.1 Australia has two distinct Indigenous groups: Aboriginal Peoples and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, and within those groups there is significant diversity.
  • OI.2 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities maintain a special connection to and responsibility for Country/Place.
  • OI.3 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples have holistic belief systems and are spiritually and intellectually connected to the land, sea, sky and waterways.
Culture
  • OI.4 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander societies have many Language Groups.
  • OI.5 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples’ ways of life are uniquely expressed through ways of being, knowing, thinking and doing.
  • OI.6 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples live in Australia as first peoples of Country or Place and demonstrate resilience in responding to historic and contemporary impacts of colonisation.
People
  • OI.7 The broader Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander societies encompass a diversity of nations across Australia.
  • OI.8 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples' family and kinship structures are strong and sophisticated.
  • OI.9 The significant contributions of Aboriginal Peoples and Torres Strait Islander Peoples in the present and past are acknowledged locally, nationally and globally.
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