This resource is a virtual tour of the Resistance exhibition at The National Museum of Australia showing different responses by Aboriginal people to British colonisation. See videos and enlarged views of objects and texts in the exhibition.
This virtual museum exhibition is useful for Year 5 The Australian colonies - showing conflict between Aboriginal Australians and the British colonial power and the ongoing impact of colonisation. Also useful in Year 6 Australia as a nation - the status and rights of Aboriginal people being asserted and defended by the featured individuals. Also useful in Year 10 Rights and freedoms depth study - the resistance of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to infringement of their rights and methods and efforts towards bringing about change.