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Dreamtime astronomy Stages 2 and 3 - 13 October 2017 Stream 1 - 10:00

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Dreamtime astronomy Stages 2 and 3


Classifications: Enabled, Upcoming Excursions

Provider: Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences



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Date: 13 October 2017

Start Time: 10:00

End Time: 10:45

Duration: 60 Minutes

Closing Date: Bookings Close 10-Oct-2017

Availability: DEC and Non-DEC

DEC Positions: 1

Non-DEC Positions: 1

Price: $180 (Discount for RAM Equity)

KLA Syllabus: Primary

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KLA Keyword/s: NAIDOC, Dreamtime, Indigenous, Aboriginal, astronomy, culture, Boorong, Wergaia, Southern cross, Bunya, Crux


Event Overview: Celebrate the astronomy of the First Nation peoples with an overview of sky lore from the Boorong clan of the Wergaia language group from what is now known as Victoria.

Shared stories about Warring (The Milky Way), Bunya (Gamma Crucis in the Southern Cross) and the Nurrumbunguttia (Old spirits whose campfire smoke became the Milky Way) demonstrate a deep understanding and relationship with the sky that is shared across Australia’s diverse Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

A group challenge and free star maps sent ahead of the program ensures everyone participates and has a voice during the program.

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Additional Booking Instructions: It's easy to book your excursion in three steps:1. BOOK: Click the 'Book Excursion' button below and complete the online form.2. CONFIRM: We will email you a booking confirmation and tax invoice for payment. Please check that all your details are correct, sign and return the form to us to confirm your booking.3. PAY: Full program payment must be received at least five (5) days prior to the excursion or your booking will automatically be cancelled.

Further Information: If you would like to request an alternate date and time, please contact book@maas.museumn or on (02) 9217 0222.

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