This Resources Kit contains everything needed to immediately present Indigenous activities using readily available materials to produce excellent outcomes in a culturally appropriate way...
Everything listed below is in the Resources Kit..........
200 CLIP ART:
Over 200 Indigenous images from the saltwater to the desert... Professionally illustrate projects for years to come, Easy copy and paste into other documents or print. Samples are on this site..
50 Page Brave Ant Colouring-in Book: Full of Indigenous drawings just waiting to be coloured in, and the story of one day in the life of a very Brave Ant...
Classroom Activities: that reference Key Learning Areas in the curriculum - and across the curriculum, using Aboriginal classroom activities to make finished products and create Interesting opportunities for valuable research.
Movies: 3 Mini movies Each Full colour: 5min.
Backing up the hands on activities these movies follow the creation process from start to finish: Basket making movie, Stone axe making movie, Ochre painting movie.
Cultural Information: On Tribal kinship, Trade, Games, Hunting & Gathering, Protocol, Water, Culture Survival, Food, Shelter.
Stationery: Including letterheads, special presentations and posters etc to give instant help and support presenting cultural events and information, and some inspiration to design your own stationery using the Clip Art.
The Aboriginal Art & Culture Resources Kit CD in cover
Free Post in Aust..($146.45)
... with achievable hands on projects that engage students as individuals or groups.
Comprehensive illustrated work sheets and Movies, handouts, Clipart, , Stationery, Cultural Information, Indigenous Protocol, and much more..
I am very proud to say that my Resources Kit is now in use in Schools, Colleges, Indigenous communities
and Govt. Depts throughout Australia.
Ochre Painting Activity
For individuals and groups
An immediate activity using readily available materials and providing achievable outcomes
The full colour illustrated work sheets and handouts allow you to give comprehensive printed instructions backed up by 2 MOVIEs showing techniques; with commentary by Aboriginal Artist Rick Roser
Explains how beautiful paintings are made with the most basic found materials.......... in true stone age style.
This Activity shows the use of natural ochres applied with a feather for a brush.
Alternative materials are suggested, traditional uses are identified
and the Colour printouts provide enough information and illustrations for an immediate session.
The MOVIES show actual feather brush and dot painting skills in full detail.
Delivery can be in the bush, the garden, or classroom.
Achievable and demonstrable outcomes are:-finished samples, knowledge of Indigenous Art and Culture and skills gained, collect and analyse information and materials, working in groups or independently, problem solving, .... inventions...inspiration.....and a beautiful painting!
Brushes were made from tufts of fur or bark, feathers and sticks
Ancient paintings in caves sometimes describe events that can be scientifically proven.
Like the rising of the seas, the change from lush forest to desert, and stars disappearing.
These are ancient events, but Aboriginal elders say that we come from this country and we have always been here from way, way back in the Dreamtime.
So that’s how we know about them.
To make these ancient pigments stick, honey or tree sap was used, or sometimes just water and it was touched up regularly at ceremonies..........
Ochres have a long history with the human race and many have mythological and traditional associations with Aboriginee people going back hundreds of centuries.
Ochre is very important for body painting to this very day.Aboriginal dancers and performers in the bush or in the city still re enact ancient adventures of the dream time in their dances.
My ancestors' traditional art style is stencil art. That’s where you spray the ochre with the mouth.
This ancient stencil art form was once practised all over the world but now probably Australia would have the most extensive stencil art sites.
Boomerangs, stone axes, hand signals, even animals were sprayed over as stencils.
These paintings on cave walls in ochre told stories, recorded history and declared ownership.Simple line and dot paintings were used to record the many myths and legends of the tribe.They could be interpreted in many ways so only the fully initiated elders knew the full story......Figures and symbols were carved into rocks and cave walls by patiently tapping with a harder rock....... And we still wear ancient traditional ochre designs painted on our bodies for ceremony and paint with ochres.
Piccabean baskets made from Palm leaves
This is a big container filled with activities and materials for elders and teachers to teach Aboriginal culture for years to come.
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