Important dates in South Australian history have been identified for you. Your challenge is to explore the timeline carefully and consider the following questions:

  1. What was life like for Aboriginal people prior to European contact?
  2. In what ways did life change for Aboriginal people as a result of European contact?
  3. How do you think Aboriginal people viewed the Proclamation of South Australia?
  4. Thinking about the artists, collectors and artefact makers (a) what role did they play as recorders of history and (b) what was life like for them?

One last thing, we have given you an assistant — Gus. Gus has been 'a fly on the wall' at many of South Australia's historical events, use his knowledge to help answer your questions.

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