Connection to Country

Connection to Country investigates the layered perspectives of current and past issues. In these programs, students explore the stories, histories and cultures of Western Australia’s first peoples and learn how to ask critical questions about complex themes.

Aboriginal peoples’ early encounters with other cultures are underpinned by stories of survival, resilience and adaptability.
Aboriginal peoples have always created complex and highly functional engineering systems that succeed in conjunction with a deep awareness of surrounding land, seas and sky.

Torn away from family, culture and Country, Aboriginal peoples of Western Australia not only survived but fought for their right to regain control.

The Nyiting (Dreaming times) explains the complex interrelationship between Nyoongar peoples and Country.