Debunking myths about Australia's First Nations

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Wed 7 March 2018

9 mins

Did you know that "going walkabout" is a myth?

It would seem that a lot of things we think we know about Australia's First Nations are wrong.

Weave is the Festival of Aboriginal and Pacific Cultures, held at the Australian Museum in Sydney.

Renee Cawthorne is the First Nations Education Project Officer at the Museum. She takes us through some long-held myths and where they actually come from.

Some of the weaving featured as part of WEAVE at the Australian Museum. Aunty Phillis Stewart (R) and Charlie. Photo by Laura McBride

 If you're interested in checking out the festival it's on for the whole of March in Sydney. For more details check out their website.

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