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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Astronomy
Sharing some resources on Aboriginal Astronomy that Kel put together. October 2020
Australian Indigenous Astronomy
Japingka Aboriginal Art: Seven Sisters Dreaming Star Dreaming
NSW Government: Aboriginal Astronomy
The University of Melbourne: Aboringal Astronomy
OxfordAcademic: Aboriginal astronomical sites, landscapes and paintings
Shared Sky: The SKA's Indigenous Astronomy/Art Exhibition
BBC Sky At Night Magazine: The astronomy of the Aborigines.
The Royal Society of Victoria: Australian Indigenous Astronomy - Full Lecture
Aboriginal Astronomy - Behind the News
65,000 yrs - the great history of Australian Aboriginal Astronomy | Kirsten Banks | TEDxYouth@Sydney
BTN: Aboriginal Astronomy
Star Stories of the Dreaming: Astronomy of the Kamilaroi and Euahlayi Peoples and their neighbours. A Study Guide for K-10 students.
Narragunnawali: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Science:
Astronomical Symbolism in Australian Aboriginal Rock Art by Ray P. Norris and Duane W. Hamacher.
Where Aboriginal Australians the world's first astronomers? By Ray Norris
Western Sydney University: Astronomy of the First People of Australia
Commercially Available (Paid) Resources
Wingaru Kids: Stage 1
Teachstarter: Aboriginal Interpretations of the Night Sky Worksheet
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