‘Albert taught all the family to carry on painting. We’re trying to teach our younger generation, and our kids, our grandkids. Keep this legacy strong.’
Gloria Pannka, granddaughter of Albert Namatjira
We have produced an education kit to accompany the film, so that students can deepen their understanding of the issues dealt with, and can become agents for positive social change – fostering knowledge and pride in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories, cultures and contributions.
These education resources were created in partnership with Australian Teachers of Media (ATOM) and Reconciliation Australia’s Narragunnawali program.
The study guide is available as one comprehensive resource, or in six sections that address the documentary’s key ideas – Albert Namatjira; The Namatjira Tradition; Power; Land; Language; Respect. Each section links to a short film clip from the documentary.
DOWNLOAD the ATOM Study Guide
VIEW short study guide clips
PURCHASE the film for your school
The Weekend Australian 25/2/17
Fran Kelly, ABC Radio National
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