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Indigenous astronomy, geography, and star maps

Embark on a celestial journey through Indigenous star maps that bridge the cosmos and the land. Discover how stars serve as memory markers for vital overland routes, aiding navigation, and shaping the very highways and towns we know today.

Subject:

Humanities and Social Sciences

Year level:

Level 7, Level 8

A shooting star represented by a white line against a background of millions of stars in varying shades of pink and black.

Shooting star. Photographer: Peter Lieverdink. Source: Flickr. License: CC BY-SA 2.0 

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