Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Aborginal Art and our Writing

We looked at how aborginal people from Australia used symbols in their art to tell a story.  We created our own stories using red, yellow, black, white and brown paint.

Our Art on PhotoPeach

Hunting Food
On the river bank Aboriginal families warned other families
about snakes by yelling, “Snakes, Snakes!”
“Hiss, hiss, hiss,” went the snakes nearby.
Stab went a spear. As everyone fell in silence Maki said, “Its the head hunter. Mmmmm… yummy,
fresh snake for all to eat.”
“Lets go to go to the campsite,” suggested the headhunter. “Wow dingo foot prints.” Crunch, crunch, crunch there it is. “Shhh” whisphered the headhunter were close. Look its at our water hole. I’ll stab it while you guys wait here.
Stab went his spear again. Squirt - all of the blood flowed out of the predators body. There’s still not enough food for all us. There’s eight but we’ve got enough for six.
Looking around for what could be food the young boy pointed as he said, “Perfect there’s some bush potatoes over their and a bird up there. Whose good at throwing a boomerang?”
“I am,” said Maki. Whoosh, thomp! Down the birds fell dead to the ground with the hunters spears being very accurate.
The leader announced, “Mmmmm lets go cook our food and eat it by the fire while singing songs. Let the artist draw this place so that all will know of the great hunting and bush potatoes.

Written by Parker McLachlan

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