In this section, learn about the connections across Nations and the types of protocols that Aboriginal communities use to get to know one another and work together.
- Why is it important for people to travel along these tracks?
- How far did people travel?
- How did Aboriginal people remember where to travel and how did they pass this knowledge onto their children?
- Was this knowledge static, in that the route would be the same each year?
- To learn just about Australia’s climate, how many years would you need to observe the environment?
- What is the role of women and men in traditional Aboriginal societies?
- How was this affected by contact and colonisation?
- Discuss teaching and knowledge-sharing processes within traditional Aboriginal societies.
- How did Aboriginal children learn from and within their extended Kinship families?
- What was the effect of the loss of grandparents, parents and children?
- What are examples of situations when an individual can be allowed to not fulfil Kinship responsibilities (ie, due to loss of family, connections, law)?