This activity encourages students to explore the history and art of the Australian Aboriginal culture and how Art was used by the very first Australians to convey stories and meaning.
Students use the Symbol key to de-code an an artwork by world renown Australian Aboriginal artist Joshua Yeldhamn.
This activities requires students to use their imaginations while learning about the famous Australian artists and the culture of the very first Australians.
This activity is suitable for up to 2 lessons and fits in perfectly with many aspects of the Australian curriculum.
Level 4 - Knowledge and understanding (VCAA)
"The diversity and longevity of Australia’s first peoples and the ways Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples are connected to Country and Place (land, sea, waterways and skies) and the implications for their daily lives."
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