Step 1: Students will watch the videos and read through material in the following resources:
Numbulwar Numburindi Ranger Group https://www.nlc.org.au/media-publications/numbulwar-numburindi-ranger-group
Sabrina Wauchope, Croker Island Junior Ranger (2018) Retrieved from https://www.nlc.org.au/media-publications/sabrina-wauchope-croker-island-junior-ranger
Being a Ranger on country at Cernarvon Gorge Being a ranger on country at Carnarvon Gorge | ABC Australia - YouTube
Step 2: Discussion Questions
As a class, discuss the following comprehension questions:
How do the roles of female Aboriginal and Torres Strait rangers compare with your ideas of ‘traditional’ female roles, and female roles presented in the media today? Are there similarities or differences?
Why is it important for both male and female rangers to be role models in their communities? Discuss in relation to identity.
What social, cultural and economic factors pose challenges for health in remote communities?
While is it important to encourage more female Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders take up jobs as rangers, discuss why it is still important to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men as rangers.
Related activities within this resources:
Activity 2 – Healthy country healthy people
Students will watch and read the resources to learn about ranger programs and the important role that women play in contemporary land and sea management and research rangers in their region.
Activity 3 – Caring for our water places
Students will explore your local waterhole or another natural area through the eyes of a ranger. If it is not possible to visit, the class can discuss previous experiences.