COMMUNITY &REMEMBRANCE

TERM 3

The Importance of Country & Place

Aboriginal Language

language is extremeiy importance to the Aboriginal people. Language carry cultural knowledge,so the loss of a language means the loss of cultural, of Aboriginal people's connections to their ancestors.

  • Explain the importance of languuage to the Aboriginal people in your own word.

Language is important tothe Aboriginal people because...


it's like if you can't speak your language. Then you will be a nobody how would you feel ?


PLACE NAMES

The Aboriginal name for Shellhabour has been recorded as both Yerrowah

(meeting place), and Wonwin, (place where there were big fish). The Eurpoean name Shellhabour refers to the large quanitites of shell found in Aboriginal middens along the foreshore in the early to mid 19th century. Due to the mining of shells in the mid 19th century for the production of lime these vast middens no longer remain.



The local language group for the Illawarra is...

It is also known as...

TYPES OF TRANSPORT PAST

Use the website: QT-Types of Transport past! tocreate a timeline of the history of transport in Australia.