Type
Crossword
Description

A person from the Torres Strait Island Torres Strait Islander
When the earth wears away Erosion
A party Celebrations
Connection with other people Relationship
Being Important Importance
Someone that lives in Australia Australian
A group that shares the same beliefs and traditions Culture
Peaceful Harmony
Helping and listening to one another Respect
Aboriginal Stories Dreamtime
First people on land First Settlers

AUSTRALIAN CULTURE Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

MYTHS
SPIRITS
IMPORTANT
ANCESTOR
DANCING
DREAMTIME
SANDSTONE
ROCK
GATHERERS
HUNTERS
TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER
AUSTRALIA
RESPECT
INDIGENOUS
SACRED
ULURU
ABORIGINAL
CULTURE

Australian Colonisation Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Aboriginal
Australia
Botany Bay
British
Captain Cook
Colony
Convicts
Death Fleet
England
European
First Fleet
Gold Rush
Indigenous
Natives
Settlement
Settlers
Sydney

Aboriginal cross word

Type
Crossword
Description

native Indigenous
Native to Australia Aboriginal
The law of the Torres strait islanders Malo's law
The name of the period of hunter gatherers palaeolithic
the name of the period of agriculture and farming Neolithic
what the Aboriginlas used to say what tribe they were in tatoo
what the torres strait islanders lived off sea
What the Aboriginals lived off land
The people native to Australia Aboriginal
The something strait Islanders Torres
A Aboriginal discovered by jim bowler Lake Mungo
A Archaeologist who discovered many things in the same area Jim Bowler
What the Torres strait Islanders used to navigate the sea THe four Winds
What the Aboriginals beleived created them Creator Ancestors
A crustacean The torres strait Islanders ate Mussell

Naidoc Week Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

family
food
activities
committee
community
history
Torres strait island
celebrations
fun
religion
culture
people
Australia
naidoc
aboriginal

Australian Legal System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Guidelines for behaviour developed by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples Customary Law
Refers to laws that have been collected and organised, usually in written form Codified
Laws made by parliament Statute Law
A proposed law that has not yet been agreed to by parliament or received royal assent Bill
A law made by Parliament Legislation
Law developed by judges through the decisions of courts Common Law
A legal principle developed by a court in the process of resolving a dispute Precedent
The system of rules that Australia recognises as regulating the actions of its citizens, which it may enforce by the imposition of penalties and sanctions Laws
The type of law which protects us and punishes offenders Criminal
The type of law which protects our rights and property Civil
The party in a civil or criminal trial against whom an action has been brought Defendant
The person who commences a legal action in civil law Plaintiff
A court official who hears cases in the lowest court in the legal system Magistrate

Indigenous values, beliefs, and rituals Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

_______ is the characteristics and knowledge of a particular group of people Culture
The Earths surface that not covered by water Land
The understanding of the world, of it's creation, and it's great stories Dreamtime
A tradition that carries deep spiritual significance Body art
A ritual that is performed at ceremonies Dance
A ritual wind instrument that is played at ceremonies Didgeridoo
A religious or solemn ceremony Ritual
An acceptance that something exists or is true, especially one without proof. Belief
What animal do indigenous people value Kangroo
Coming together as ___ is valued by indigenous people One
What is the stick called that is used to apply body paint? typale
______ ______ is made out of powdered clays, charcoal and ash Body paint
_______ is a ritual that is dedicated to women in respect for their country including Dreamtime stories and total well-being and health of their community Awelye
A _______ is a natural object or animal that is believed by a particular society to have spiritual significance and that is adopted by it as an emblem Totem
The regard that something is held to deserve; the importance, worth, or usefulness of something Value
The Aboriginal art of _______ is closely linked to religious ceremonies or rituals Paintings
These people are valued in high respect by the indigenous people Ancestors
____ is valued and lived freely by the indigenous people Life
All the descendants of a common ancestor Family
The ________ ceremony is dedicated to boys becoming adults, moving from childhood to manhood initiation

Aboriginal Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

sacred
dingo
smoke
didjeridu
bullroarer
ants
spears
emu
boomerang
aerial
iron
ochre
clay
teaching
kangaroo
graffiti
bark
dreamtime
dot
lizard
Australian
symbols
ancient stories

Southeast Asia and Oceania Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

dry, unpopulated region in Australia Outback
large ship developed to sail the ocean Voyaging canoe
small ship used in lagoons of islands Outrigger canoe
isolated reef, located in Marshall Islands Bikini Atoll
state organized as a ring of power around a central court Mandala
powerful empire that lasted roughly from 9th-15th centuries Khmer Empire
colony composed of Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam Indochina
American military conflict against communist North Vietnam Vietnam War
Association of Southeast Asian Nations alliance ASEAN
"Tiny Islands" Micronesia
"Black Islands" Melanesia
"Many Islands" Polynesia
produces food for families only for themselves and what they need Subsistence activities
dried meat of coconuts Copra
tropical Asian plant with starchy root Taro
place to send prisoners Penal Colony
people who migrated to Australia from Asia 40,000 years ago Aboriginal people
first settlers of New Zealand, migrated from Polynesia Maori
treaty signed by the British and Maori in 1840 Treaty of Waitangi
Maori term for white people, New Zealanders of European descent Pakehas
minority group adopts majority groups culture Assimilation
stolen Aboriginal children Stolen Generation
gave Aborigines right to claim land in the north Land Rights Act of 1966
Aboriginal people rightfully land before the British Mobo case
renting land from government Pastoral leases
Aboriginal people could claim land under a Pastoral lease Wik case
growth of industry Industrialization
push people out of homelands; pull people to a new place PushPull factors

NAIDOC 2021 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The Noongar name for Kangaroo? YONGA
Who were the first Australians? ABORIGINALS
The Noongar word for brother? DJOOK
The Noongar work for head? KAAT
A long and sharp wooden hunting tool? SPEAR
What colour is the circle in the Aboriginal flag? YELLOW
Out of the six Aboriginal seasons what is the name for the hot and dry season? BIRAK
What colour is the star in the Torres Strait Islander flag WHITE
The Noongar name for family? MOORT
Finish the word Dream....? TIME
The Aboriginal name for the Rainbow Serpent? WAGYL

ABORIGINAL CULTURE Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

TRIBE
LANGUAGE
KINSHIP
SPEAR
TOTEMS
WALLABY
HUNTING
SEASONS
INDIGENOUS
AUSTRALIA
DIDGERIDOO
KANGAROO
LAND
ART
HUT
ABORIGINAL
ENGRAVINGS
FIRE
CULTURE
DREAMTIME
OUTBACK
BUSHTUCKER
BOOMERANG
BILLABONG