Week 3 Guided Reading – Garma Festival

1. What does the Garma festival celebrate?
The Garma Festival celebrates Aboriginal and Torren Strait Islanders culture held at Gulkla.

2. What do people do over four days during the festival?
They share their stories and discuss important issues and think of ways to bring a change
3. What is this year ’s theme?
This years theme is truth-telling which is all about acknowledging the terrible things that have happened to Aboriginal and Torren Strait Islander People.
4. What do the Aboriginal and Torren Straight Islander Community want to change the Australian Constitution?
They want the constitution to say that they weren’t found by the British People they were the true owners of this land.

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