Mathinna

Mathinna | Study Guide

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Study guide for Bangarra's Mathinna, with specific curriculum references (The Australian Curriculum) for the Learning Areas of English, Humanities and Social Sciences and the Arts.

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Inspired by a young girl’s journey between two cultures, Mathinna traces the story of a young Aboriginal girl removed from her traditional home and adopted into western colonial society, only to be ultimately returned to the fragments of her original heritage.

We hope that the information, suggested activities and additional references in this resource will assist in enriching students’ experience of the performance, while offering a range of study options related to the Australian Curriculum cross-curriculum priority Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island histories and cultures, as well as Aboriginal Perspectives, Indigenous Studies and Arts state curricula/syllabi.