Aboriginal Perspectives of Bennelong Point - Guwanyi Walama- FREE- Sydney Opera House - 18 March 2015 Stream 2 - 10:30
Provider: Sydney Opera House
Date: 18 March 2015
Start Time: 10:30
End Time: 11:30am
Duration: 45 minutes
Closing Date: Bookings Close 17-Mar-15
Availability: DEC and Non-DEC
DEC Positions: 4
Non-DEC Positions: 0
KLA Syllabus: Primary
KLA Stage/s: Stage 2,Stage 3
KLA Year/s: Year 3,Year 4,Year 5,Year 6
Key Learning Area/s: Human Society and its Environment,Other
KLA Topic/s: Change and Continuity,Cultures,Environments
KLA Keyword/s: HSIE; HISTORY; CROSS CURRICULUM PRIORITIES; GENERAL CAPABILITIES
Event Overview: This unique digital excursion, presented by an Aboriginal narrator, will take students on a journey of discovery around the area now known as Bennelong Point. Students will hear an oral history from the Aboriginal perspective ��� from creation time and the ancestral spirits who formed the landscape, to pre-settlement and the arrival of the First Fleet, to today��s iconic Sydney Opera House.
Students will learn of the daily life of the clans that inhabited Sydney Cove, including the fishing rites and the oyster beds, and the connection between the Gadigal people and the land of Tyebowgule. They will also hear of the changes that came with the arrival of Governor Phillip, the struggles of the early settlers, and the fascinating story of the man called Bennelong.
STAGES 2 & 3
HSIE: Units of Work- Australia: You��re Standing In It; Places: Then, Now and Tomorrow; Living in Communities; People and their Beliefs; Identity and Values; British Colonisation of Australia.
Content- Continuity and Change; Environments; Cultures
History: First Contacts; The Australian Colony; Australia as a Nation
Cross Curriculum Priorities: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures
General Capabilities: Ethical Understanding; Intercultural Understanding
Additional Booking Instructions: By booking a FREE Digital Excursion with Sydney Opera House, you are agreeing to the following conditions:
1. I understand there will be a $100 charge for cancelling within 7 days of the digital excursion or not dialing in and participating on the day
2. I agree to complete the Program Evaluation survey within 7 days of the digital excursion
Further Information: - Recommended maximum of 30 students per booking - Sessions run for 45 minutes
Please note the following session timings: - 10:30am dial in, session commences at 10:45am, concludes 11:30am.