Barmah National Park
Parks Victoria guides can take students to visit key sites for both trade and culture, as well as to see ancient remains (and to explain the process of conserving them).
Details on organising a trip are included within the Unit Plan.
The Bangerang Cultural Centre
The Cultural Centre includes a great range of artefacts and exhibits, relevant to the traditional (but also contemporary) cultures and histories of this area.
The details for organising a visit to the Cultural Centre are included within the Unit Plan.
How the Murray River was Made
the Dreamtime Story
This is a Dreamtime story of the local people for how Biami/Tutakapin created the Murray River. This story is introduced in the first lesson of this unit.
Other versions of this text are available.
The Barmah Bunyip (and other stories)
Many schools will have copies of a series of books by Sue Briggs-Pattison, including The Barmah Bunyip.
These books are a fantastic resource for this unit of work.
Aunty Ella discusses family and kinship
Aunty Ella on the importance of elders
Aunty Faye discusses the importance of elders
Culture Victoria Videos
The Culture Victoria website contains a range of videos and resources on Indigenous Civilisations, including those of Professor Henry Atkinson and Uncle Wally Cooper featured in this Unit.
Information on the specific, relevant videos is contained in the Unit Plan.