Fun Day Out Activities

Indigenous Dance Off

Bombora Tours

Karl will have the students dancing up a storm when he amps up the Yidaki (Didgeridoo). Kids will learn to dance the Emu, the Roo and the Brolga.

Everyone will have their faces painted in ochre for the occasion and listen to wonderful Dreamtime stories of a truly ancient people.

Originating from the vast Wiradjuri Nation of New South Wales, Karl Wickey is extremely proud of his ancient connection to the Land.

Karl is an Indigenous Educator as well as musician and loves to teach his culture through playing his Yidaki (Didgeridoo) and telling stories of the Dreamtime.

Highlights

  • Yidaki (Didgeridoo)
  • Dance and Dreamtime Stories
  • Ochre face painting

What's Included?

  • A cultural incursion run by a fun and knowledgeable guide
  • Full compliance verification and documentation

For Schools

  • Suitable for years 3-6.
  • Workshop can be structured to align with your school timetable.

Human Society and its Environment HSIE:

  • Develop knowledge and understanding of the features and characteristics of places and environments across a range of scales.
  • Develop knowledge and understanding of interactions between people, places and environments.
  • Apply geographical tools for geographical inquiry.
  • Develop skills to acquire, process and communicate geographical information.

Years 3-4

  • Describes and explains effects of British colonization in Australia (HT2-4)
  • The importance of Country/Place to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples who belong to a local area (ACHASSK062)
  • The diversity of Australia’s first people and the long continuous connection of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Peoples to Country/Place (land, sea, waterways and skies). (ACHASSK083)
  • The representation of Australia as states and territories and as Countries/Places of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, and major places in Australia, both natural and human. (ACHASSK066)
  • The importance of environments, including natural vegetation, to animals and people (ACHASSK088)

Years 5-6

  • Examining the narrative voice in texts from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander traditions, which include perspectives of animals and spirits, about how we should care for the Earth (ACELT1610)
  • Investigating the qualities of contemporary protest songs, for example those about Indigenous peoples and those about the environment (ACELT1611)

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