Community & Remembrance

Term 3

THE IMPORTANCE OF COUNTRY & PLACE

ABORIGINAL LANGUAGE

Languge is extreamly important to the Aborginal peoples. Language carry cultural knowlage, so the loss of a language means the loss of culture, of Aboriginal people's connection to their ansesters.

"The important thing about language and what it means is that language contains the essence of our ancesters, every word comes from place and identifies people and links to the land, everything . "Yolngu Elder Lourie Baymarrwangga

  • Explain the importance of languge to the Aboriganal people in your own words.

Languge is important to the Aboriganal people because It is important to the Aboriganal cuture if they don't have there languge the will feel like nothing.

  • Use the interactive map to locate and identify the local inguge group.

The local languge group for the ilawarra is...Tharawal

it is also known as...wollongong

Place Names

The aboriginal name for shellharbour has been recorded as both Yerrowha (meeting place), and wonwin, (place where there where big fish). The Eurpoean name shellharbour refers to the large quanites of shells found in aboriginal middens along the foreshore in the early to mid 19th century. Due to mining shells in the early mid 19th century for the production of lime these vast middens no longer remain

A STUDY OF CHANGE-TRANSPORT

TYPES OF TRANSPORT PAST

Use the website: QT Types of transport past! to createv a timeline of the history of transport in Australila.

Use TimeToast to create your timeline