YEAR 8 – Home learning activity
Brainstorm prior knowledge of the Stolen Generations. Note for parents/carers: If you are participating in this activity, use this opportunity to also share your knowledge with your child too.
Watch the video Telling Our Stories – Our Stolen Generations (Fay Clayton-Moseley) and discuss or write down your responses to the following:
- Why is Aunty Fay an Elder?
- What makes her story unique?
- What effect do you think the Stolen Generations has on Aboriginal people?
- How do you think colonisation has effected Aboriginal people?
Now it’s time to get deeper into learning about the Stolen Generations. Conduct your own research to enhance your knowledge about the Apology and the Stolen Generations. Use following links to help filter your research.
- Information about the Stolen Generations
- Timeline of Trauma and Healing in Australia
- Map of Stolen Generations institutions
- Compile research to create a multi-modal presentation about the importance of recognising the stories of the survivors of the Stolen Generations.
Part 1 – What is the Stolen Generations?
Part 2 – What effects does it continue to have on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people today?
Recommended multi-modal formats:
- oral speech
- Use the yarning circle inspired space you have created in your home to share your presentation and send a copy to your teacher.
Consider sharing your work with The Healing Foundation so other students and Stolen Generations survivors can see the work you’ve done.
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