Text National reconciliation week: further reading and resources

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This is a 13-page PDF file presenting a list of 43 books and films that explore the history, stories and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across different times and walks of life. The comprehensive list includes autobiographies, personal stories and reflections, fiction and non-fiction books and films, documentaries and box-office movies. From children’s books to adult literature and film this list showcases the best of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander literature and filmmaking, and highlights important historical and cultural aspects of Australia.

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Educational value
  • This is a valuable resource for teachers searching for books and films to support the investigation of the years 8 and 9 English literature content descriptions that explore the interconnectedness of Country and Place, people, identity and culture in texts written by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander authors and the ways in which representations of people and culture in literary texts are drawn from different historical, social and cultural contexts. The content includes resources for both younger and older readers and viewers and provides a description of each resource.
  • This resource is relevant for exploring the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures cross-curriculum priority of the Australian Curriculum. It particularly supports the organising idea that explores the significant contributions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander authors, actors and film makers locally and globally.
Year level

8; 9

Learning area
  • English

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  • Name: Education Services Australia
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  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
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  • Name: Reconciliation Australia
  • Organization: Reconciliation Australia
  • URL: http://www.reconciliation.org.au/home/about-us
  • Publisher
  • Name: Reconciliation Australia
  • Organization: Reconciliation Australia
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  • URL: http://www.reconciliation.org.au/home/about-us
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  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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