National Sorry Day is an annual event that has been held in Australia on 26 May, since 1998, to remember and commemorate the mistreatment of the country's indigenous population. Complete the following questions in your History/SOSE book. You may work in pairs if you need.
What is the stolen generation?
What is the ‘Bringing them home’ report?
What does reconciliation mean in the context of National Sorry Day and the Stolen generation?
Why do you think it took so long for the Australian government to say sorry for the mistreatment of Indigenous people?
What is the ‘Dreamtime at the G’? How did it get started and how is it celebrated?
What are your thoughts on this topic, now that you have had a chance to do some research?
Bonus Activity: Design a logo for ‘National Sorry day 2017’. What images, pictures or words might you include? Design it and place it inside your book.
Here are some links to help you out (but only if you need!)