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Songlines : Story and Art

Please be aware that this digital resource may contain references to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who may have passed away.

This list of eResources are related to the theme of Songlines : Story and Art celebrating the rich history and diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

Australian Museum: First Australian Galleries

Information and resources related to the First Australians galleries, showcasing inspirational Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island collections.

BlackWords - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Writers and Storytellers

BlackWords records information about the lives and works of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander writers and storytellers and the literary cultures and traditions that formed and influenced them. It is the most comprehensive record of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander publications available. It covers all forms of creative writing, film, television, criticism and scholarship, both by and about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander writers and literary and storytelling cultures. -- From Website
For BCE users - Access is via your AustLit username and password

Deadly Bloggers - Directory of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander bloggers

Deadly Bloggers post on everything from design to business, literature to pop culture using a range of platforms including WordPress, Blogger, and Tumblr.

Deadly Stories

The deadly stories campaign celebrates the many achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and their communities across Queensland.

Dust Echoes

A series of twelve beautifully animated dreamtime stories from Central Arnhem Land, telling stories of love, loyalty, duty to country and Aboriginal custom and law.

First Australians

An online documentary providing access to the epic true story of contemporary Australia as never told before, from the perspective of its first people. The journeys are told through first-hand accounts, early photographs and other images, archival footage, and interviews.

Learn Indigenous Australian creation stories - 'Songlines on Screen' multimedia features

'Songlines are a library of information. 'They are many things: a road map, a bible, our history.'

Online stories

Online stories relating to Indigenous histories from the National Museum Australia.

Singing the country to Life

For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, songlines are dreaming tracks that crisscross Australia and trace the journeys of ancestral spirits as they sang the land into life.

Songlines: Aboriginal Art and Storytelling

Songlines : literacies of place

Songlines: The art of navigating the Indigenous world

Australian National Maritime Museum's blog post on Songlines : the art of navigating the Indigenous world.

The Songlines

A video clip from the documentary series and website First Australians produced in 2008.
Australian History Year 9 & 10

Why Songlines Are Important In Aboriginal Art - Japingka Aboriginal Art Gallery

Songlines are the Creation narratives that cross Aboriginal Lands and give meaning to sites and stories, connecting people to country, and underlying the artwork.