Mukarr Djambatj Rawu

This Mukarr Djambatj song cycle is shared by the Liya Dhälinymirr clan. This story and history belongs at Badaypaday and is a part of a song cycle connected to The Giant Green Sea Turtle Hunters.

Cross Curriculum Priorities

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures

A_TSICP1 First Nations communities of Australia maintain a deep connection to, and responsibility for, Country/Place and have holistic values and belief systems that are connected to the land, sea, sky and waterways.

A_TSIC1 First Nations Australian societies are diverse and have distinct cultural expressions such as language, customs and beliefs. As First Nations Peoples of Australia, they have the right to maintain, control, protect and develop their cultural expressions, while also maintaining the right to control, protect and develop culture as Indigenous Cultural and Intellectual Property.

A_TSIC2 First Nations Australians’ ways of life reflect unique ways of being, knowing, thinking and doing.

A_TSIP1 Australia has 2 distinct First Nations Peoples; each encompasses a diversity of nations across Australia. Aboriginal Peoples are the first peoples of Australia and have occupied the Australian continent for more than 60,000 years. Torres Strait Islander Peoples are the First Nations Peoples of the Torres Strait and have occupied the region for over 4,000 years.

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AC9E7LY03 analyse the ways in which language features shape meaning and vary according to audience and purpose

AC9E7LY05 use comprehension strategies such as visualising, predicting, connecting, summarising, monitoring, questioning and inferring to analyse and summarise information and ideas

AC9E7LE03 explain the ways that literary devices and language features such as dialogue, and images are used to create character, and to influence emotions and opinions in different types of texts

AC9E6LA07 identify and explain how images, figures, tables, diagrams, maps and graphs contribute to meaning

AC9HS6S02 locate, collect and organise information and data from primary and secondary sources in a range of formats

AC9HH7K05 the technological achievements of early First Nations Australians, and how these developed in different places and contributed to daily life, and land and water source management

AC9HH7S06identify perspectives, attitudes and values of the past in sources

AC9TDE6K03 explain how and why food and fibre are produced in managed environments

AC9TDE6K05 explain how characteristics and properties of materials, systems, components, tools and equipment affect their use when producing designed solutions

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