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THE BURRUP PENINSULA

YEAR 11: STAGE 1A/2A MODERN HISTORY
THE BURRUP AND BEYOND -
40 000 years of Local History

The Burrup Peninsula in the north west of Western Australia (the Pilbara) is a unique landscape in terms of its geology, its significance to the Aboriginal groups of the region, its Rock Art and its changing landscape due to mining.

The course has been recognised by WA Curriculum Council for Year 11, Stage 1A/2A Modern History - People, Place and Time.
The course relates specifically to the region around the Burrup Peninsula and is supported with reference materials.

Images of the region for school use only are available by contacting the National Trust.
A Word format of this document can be made available to teachers on request. Contact trust@ntwa.com.au

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Reference Material

Teaching Aboriginal History - Values and Sensitivities

Resources for Local History course

Centre for Aboriginal History, University of Western Australia

Burrup Rock Art websites

Towns of the Pilbara

Maritime history of NW Australia resources

Australian Maritime timeline 1503 - 1888

Pastoral Industry of the Pilbara resources

Mining company history in the Pilbara

Juluwarlu Aboriginal resources

DISCLAIMER
The National Trust of Australia (WA) makes this material available on the understanding that users exercise their own skill and care with respect to its use. Before relying on the material in any important matter, users should carefully evaluate the accuracy, completeness and relevance of the information for their purposes and should obtain appropriate professional advice relevant to their particular circumstances.