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How do we use Aboriginal art?

How do we use Aboriginal art?

How do we use Aboriginal art and items from Aboriginal culture in our services? Are we being respectful of the pieces we may have acquired and are we aware of the deep connection between art and country, identity and belonging for Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders?
Ways to include Aboriginal Art

Ways to include Aboriginal Art

When considering ways to engage and expose children to Aboriginal art there are two main ways that I like to explore.
FREE THE FLAG

FREE THE FLAG

In 1971, Harold Thomas, a Luritja man of Central Australia, the first Aboriginal person to graduate from an art school in Australia, designed the Australian flag.

In 2019 Aboriginal people first became aware that they would have to fight to “free the flag” as it’s use is protected under copyright law.