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Conceptual framework for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures priority

Australian Curriculum. (n.d.). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures. ACARA. https://www.australiancurriculum.edu.au/f-10-curriculum/cross-curriculum-priorities/aboriginal-and-torres-strait-islander-histories-and-cultures/


Australian Human Rights Commission. (n.d). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders: Australia’s First Peoples. Human Rights. https://humanrights.gov.au/our-work/education/aboriginal-and-torres-strait-islanders-australias-first-peoples

Link to article for above video: NITV. (2016, September 16).10 things you may not know about the Torres Strait Islands. https://www.sbs.com.au/nitv/article/2016/09/29/10-things-you-may-not-know-about-torres-strait-islands

Song: Tagai Buway - 'Culture Remainz' (I am the Future)' young Torres Strait Islanders express their contemporary identity and what is important to them. The video also shows you many elements of their Ailan Custom:

Source: Torres Strait Islander culture - Creative Spirits. https://www.creativespirits.info/aboriginalculture/people/torres-strait-islander-culture

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Source: AIATSIS. (n.d.). Indigenous Australians: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. https://aiatsis.gov.au/explore/indigenous-australians-aboriginal-and-torres-strait-islander-people

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Compiled by Luciana Cavallaro April 2021