Video Through our eyes: series 1

TLF ID M020050

This series of 18 short videos provides insights into the land management practices and social, spiritual and cultural knowledge of the Ngemba, Kamilaroi and Euahlayi Aboriginal language groups in north-western NSW. The videos are presented by the Aboriginal Elders and knowledge-holders and cover a range of topics including the cultural use of billabongs and gilgai, the use of native foods and medicines and traditional stories from the region. Some of the videos explore the European water management practices on the ecology of the catchment and the importance of sustainable land and water management.

Educational details

Educational value
  • This resource is highly valuable for teaching units of study in years 7 and 8 geography curriculum because it demonstrates the economic, cultural, spiritual and aesthetic value of water and landscapes for the Aboriginal people of this region.
  • This resource is highly valuable because of its relevance to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures cross-curriculum priority because it examines the special connection that these Aboriginal groups have for their country. It also addresses the Sustainability cross-curriculum as it highlights the importance of taking action to sustainably manage the Narran Lakes system.
  • This resource also provides a very valuable source of information for Year 3 History for local area studies of Language groups in north-western NSW and discusses the importance of Country and Place to Aboriginal peoples.
Year level

3; 4; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12

Other details

  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
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  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
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  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Local Land Services Western Region
  • Organization: Local Land Services Western Region
  • Address: NSW
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  • Publisher
  • Name: Local Land Services Western Region
  • Organization: Local Land Services Western Region
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: NSW
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  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
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Learning Resource Type
  • Video
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