Learning about Indigenous culture and history in pre-school

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

Thu 16 July 2015

12 mins

Such a big part of Australia's story includes the Indigenous people of our country, their culture, their stories, their experiences.

Wiradjuri Preschool has a respected, strong and long standing commitment to education programs involving local indigenous communities. Find out how they introduce the littlies to Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander culture.

GUEST: Carmel Richardson, Educational Leader from Wiradjuri Preschool, Canberra University

WEBSITE: Wiradjuri Preschool

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