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Indigenous Culture for Kids

Indigenous Culture for Kids

Trent Hill is an Indigenous storyteller, educator and guide who has worked at Adelaide Botanic Garden for more than 10 years. His programs for Junior Primary, Primary and Senior School students include:

Aboriginal Plant Use Trails – conducted at Adelaide Botanic Garden, these trails offer groups a 45-minute walk through the Australian Forest, investigating the traditional uses of trees and plants by Aboriginal people, and relating seasonal movements to the surroundings.

Artefact Lesson – conducted at schools/kindergartens, this is a general introduction to Aboriginal culture, where children can hold traditional artefacts and learn about seasonal movements, roles of men, women and children and the diversity of Aboriginal people (45 minutes).

Dreaming Stories – conducted at schools/kindergartens, a Dreaming Story is told and then its morals discussed. Animal tracks, signs and symbols are drawn on a whiteboard, and in a sandpit if available (45 minutes).

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Booking and Contact Details

For bookings and enquiries, please contact Trent Hill: hill_trent@optusnet.com.au

Recent posts

Saving Plants on Kangaroo Island – winter 2021 update

03 September 2021

Following the devastating 2020 bushfires on Kangaroo Island, scientists at the SA Seed Conservation Centre have visited the island a number of times to investigate what botanical treasures have regrown, and to collect seeds and plant specimens with a conservation aim.