Sector 6: Language and Traditional Affiliations

In this sector you will learn about Aboriginal Nations and the difference between Nations, Clans and Families.

Further learning

Questions which may arise through Kinship presentation

  • What is it that Aboriginal people draw from their places of Country?
  • Why is it important to intimately know Country to move around?
  • Why is it important to know Aboriginal protocols for communication and travel?

Community narrative themes and connection to Kinship issues

  • Discussion of Traditional Languages and introduced languages.
  • Communication across language groups for survival and conservation of environmental resources.
  • Is bilingual schooling important for Aboriginal people?
  • What are the implications of loss of language?

Additional resources