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Wominjeka: welcome to country: Junior School

OI.2 Indigenous connection to and responsibility for Country/Place. OI.3 Indigenous spiritually and intellectually connection to Country/Place.

Source: Digital montage by Black, S. (2019).

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.

Referencing Notice Don't forget to cite and reference your sources. For help see the Junior School or Senior School referencing guides, and / or CiteMaker.
Resource Key

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Brief, basic information laid out in an easy-to-read format. May use informal language. (Includes most news articles)

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Provides additional background information and further reading. Introduces some subject-specific language.

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Lengthy, detailed information. Frequently uses technical/subject-specific language. (Includes most analytical articles)

General Capabilities
Enduring Understandings
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities maintain a special connection to and responsibility for Country/Place.
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples have holistic belief systems and are spiritually and intellectually connected to the land, sea, sky and waterways.

Wominjeka: welcome to country | Junior School: Fiction Books

Level 1Books and eBooksThe original people of Australia felt, and still feel a deep connection to the land where they lived.  Sometimes this is hard for us to understand.  These picture books will help you to see why 'Welcome to Country' is so important in maintaining that connection.

Wominjeka: welcome to country | Junior School: Nonfiction Books

Level 1Books and eBooksThe original people of Australia felt, and still feel, a deep connection to the land where they lived.  Sometimes this is hard for us to understand.  These nonfiction books will help you to see why 'Welcome to Country' is so important in maintaining that connection.

Wominjeka: welcome to country | Junior School: Online resources

Level 1 resourceWeb sites

The original people of Australia felt, and still feel, a deep connection to the land where they lived. Sometimes this is hard for us to understand. These online resources will help you to see why 'Welcome to Country' is so important in maintaining that connection.

A series of short video animations to illustrate aboriginal legends and stories.  Watch the video first to see if it is appropriate for your year level.

"The loss of a language is a lot more than just the loss of words. It is also the loss of identity, spirituality, cultural knowledge and values. Using the latest 3D animation technology Indigenous stories and languages come to life – records the past, preserves the present, and protects Indigenous languages and knowledge into the future."

Wominjeka: welcome to country | Junior School: videos

Level 1 resourceFilm and video

The original people of Australia felt, and still feel, a deep connection to the land where they lived. Sometimes this is hard for us to understand. This video will help you to see why 'Welcome to Country' is so important in maintaining that connection.

Using 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.

"Join Luke, Miranda and Hunter to give an Acknowledgement of Country in this special episode of Play School celebrating Australia's First People." (ClickView, 2019)

Source

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: ClickView (2019) or (ClickView, 2019)
Reference list / Bibliography: ClickView, (2019). Acknowledgement of Country [eVideo]. Retrieved from https://clickv.ie/w/4avl

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