Resistance

Primary KLA:
Human Society and its Environment
Secondary KLA:
Human Society and its Environment
Educational levels:
Year 5, Year 6, Year 10, Year 6, Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10, Year 11, Year 12

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This resource is a virtual tour of the Resistance exhibition at The National Museum of Australia showing different responses by Aboriginal people to British colonisation. See videos and enlarged views of objects and texts in the exhibition.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(HT3-2) describes and explains different experiences of people living in Australia over time

(HT3-3) identifies change and continuity and describes the causes and effects of change on Australian society

(HT3-4) describes and explains the struggles for rights and freedoms in Australia, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

(HT5-1) explains and assesses the historical forces and factors that shaped the modern world and Australia

(HT5-3) explains and analyses the motives and actions of past individuals and groups in the historical contexts that shaped the modern world and Australia

(HT5-6) uses relevant evidence from sources to support historical narratives, explanations and analyses of the modern world and Australia

(HT5-7) explains different contexts, perspectives and interpretations of the modern world and Australia

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACDSEH104) Background to the struggle of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for rights and freedoms before 1965, including the 1938 Day of Mourning and the Stolen Generations

(ACDSEH106) The significance of the following for the civil rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples: 1962 right to vote federally; 1967 Referendum; Reconciliation; Mabo decision; Bringing Them Home Report (the Stolen Generations), the Apology

(ACDSEH143) The continuing nature of efforts to secure civil rights and freedoms in Australia and throughout the world, such as the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (2007)

(ACHHK094) The nature of convict or colonial presence, including the factors that influenced patterns of development, aspects of the daily life of the inhabitants (including Aboriginal Peoples and Torres Strait Islander Peoples) and how the environment changed.

(ACHHK097) The role that a significant individual or group played in shaping a colony; for example, explorers, farmers, entrepreneurs, artists, writers, humanitarians, religious and political leaders, and Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples.

More information

Resource type:
Interactive Resource
ScOT topics:
Reconciliation, Australia, Aboriginal history, Torres Strait Islander history, Museums, Australian history
File type:
text/html
Language/s:
en-AU
Author:
State of NSW, Department of Education
Publisher:
State of NSW, Department of Education
Date created:
Thursday, 27 August 2009

Resource ID: a48b7648-120c-49df-b673-3f7522267cb7