First Fleet

Aboriginal Perspective

first australians

Jackawal sisters from the north give birth to mankind.

In central Australia they believe people who disobeyed the laws were turned into stone. They believe the landscape was formed by a large being who returned to the sky. The land became scared to Aboriginal people.

Pre 1770

Australia has two indigenous groups -Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders

There are over 250 diverse languages

trading between each group of aborigines was common