Written by a mother and son duo, this brightly illustrated picture book is a jubilant journey through a child's home country that celebrates the joys of nature and emphasizes forming a connection with place. In simple and lyrical prose, this narrative offers an indigenous Australian perspective of life as it connects traditional and contemporary experiences in a ways that children can understand.
Indigenous Perspectives through Word and Image. Babs Helleman Linda Gibson-Langford 'This book features three of Australia’s prominent Aboriginal Australian writers, together with an accomplished artist, a Western Australian Martu woman. Each text aligns with the outcomes of the National Curriculum for English, addressing, in particular, the Aboriginal Australian component.'
This Aboriginal pedagogy framework is expressed as eight interconnected pedagogies. Also the book "8 ways : Aboriginal pedagogy from Western NSW " (2009) Department of Education and Communitites., Regional Aboriginal Education Team, Western area
Caring for place, caring for country. Free download. This teaching resource is about contemporary Aboriginal culture, heritage and connection with the land. Included in the teaching kit are 2 story books; Gami's Place and The river is big; a tape of the songs Old Man Windrayne and Gami's Place; and A pictorial study guide of NSW.