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School incursion: Learn about Gumbaynggirr life
Stage 1 (Years 1-2), History, North Coast
Learn about Gumbaynggirr life in your own your classroom in this Stage 1 (Years 1-2) History incursion. Our Aboriginal guide will share the History of the Gumbaynggirr People and explore their culture and way of life, including describing the effects of changing technology on people's lives over time.
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Students will learn about the Gumbaynggirr People's strong connection to Country. An Aboriginal guide will explain his nation’s boundaries and language.
We’ll hear Dreamtime stories and, through fun hands-on activities, learn about totems and traditional tool use.
Students will learn how Aboriginal people have interacted with and shaped the local landscape through traditional cultural management practices over time, identifying and describing significant people, events, places and sites in the local community over time.
This is a fun and interactive incursion for young students. They’ll come away with an appreciation for the rich Aboriginal culture that exists in the region in which they live.
This incursion supports the K-10 history syllabus and its topic, The Past in the Present.
For program outline, safety and practical information about this incursion, see info for teachers
|Stage 1 (Years 1-2)
HT1-2. Identifies and describes significant people, events, places and sites in the local community over time
HT1-3. Describes the effects of changing technology on people's lives over time
HT1-4. Demonstrates skills of historical inquiry and communication
Weekdays during school terms.
- Available on request.
- North Coast
- 1hr 30min
$260 per group (includes GST).
- Meeting point
- Our NPWS Aboriginal guide will come to your class.
- If you would like to organise a NPWS school incursion please get in touch with local staff or use the 'Enquire' link for the online form.