Sorry Day Ideas

What is the most important event or person that young Australians should learn about? Miss N thinks that young Aussies should recognise and realise the importance of Sorry Day/The Sorry Speech. Here are some ideas that will help her teach students about this important moment in history.
Walangkura (Jackson) Napanangka, 'Untitled', 2009, synthetic polymer paint on canvas, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, acquired in acknowledgement of the National Apology to the Stolen Generations with support from The Myer Foundation, 2010

Walangkura (Jackson) Napanangka, 'Untitled', 2009, synthetic polymer paint on canvas, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, acquired in acknowledgement of the National Apology to the Stolen Generations with support from The Myer Foundation, 2010

Primary school children wearing blue uniforms and holding Australian flags at the Apology to the Stolen Generations of Australia, Canberra, 13 February 2008 [picture]  Canberra : National Library of Australia, 2008.

Primary school children wearing blue uniforms and holding Australian flags at the Apology to the Stolen Generations of Australia, Canberra, 13 February 2008 [picture] Canberra : National Library of Australia, 2008.

YouTube: Great Moments  Song When Australia Apologised to the Indigenous Stolen Generation #Aboriginal #Indigenous #Aborigines #AustraliaApology #StolenGeneration #GreatMoment #Australia #LesCollins

YouTube: Great Moments Song When Australia Apologised to the Indigenous Stolen Generation

YouTube: Great Moments Song When Australia Apologised to the Indigenous Stolen Generation #Aboriginal #Indigenous #Aborigines #AustraliaApology #StolenGeneration #GreatMoment #Australia #LesCollins

Kevin Rudd formally apologised on the behalf of Australia to the Stolen Generation (Indigenous people who were taken as children away from their families).  Mr. Rudd's apology was a step towards reconciliation between white Australia and Indigenous Australians.

Kevin Rudd formally apologised on the behalf of Australia to the Stolen Generation (Indigenous people who were taken as children away from their families). Mr. Rudd's apology was a step towards reconciliation between white Australia and Indigenous Australians.

Between 1910 and 1970, roughly 100,000 Indigenous Australian children were forcibly removed from their homes or under duress from their families by police or welfare officers.

Between 1910 and 1970, roughly 100,000 Indigenous Australian children were forcibly removed from their homes or under duress from their families by police or welfare officers.

Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's sorry speech.

Australian Aboriginal Dreamtime and Culture

May 26 - National Sorry Day in Australia

May 26 - National Sorry Day in Australia

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