Important dates in South Australian history have been identified for you. Your challenge is to explore the timeline carefully and consider the following questions:
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.
- What was life like for Aboriginal people prior to European contact?
- In what ways did life change for Aboriginal people as a result of European contact?
- How do you think Aboriginal people viewed the Proclamation of South Australia?
- 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?