Isn't it interesting that the solar symbol for aboriginals is a large circle with 8 small circles around it? That is quite an accomplishment considering most ancient civilizations didn't know about Neptune (and of course Pluto was a planet and then wasn't)
Every place, every People, has its own unique pedagogies. These 8 simple ones are merely a starting point for dialogue. Each school engages in a different way, and produces its own unique frameworks for Aboriginal education through dialogue with the community about local ways of doing things.
Kamilaroi tradition sees a ritual of circular rock formations on the ground used as part of the rite of passage ceremony. These circles are powerful symbols representing a totem or kinship. Trees surrounding the ceremonial site have often been carved to form part of the celebration.