Aboriginals Strait Islanders

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Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders were the First Nation and belong to Australia. They were hunters and gatherers and are very connected to the earth. They have strong family bonds and extended family are also involved in decision making and caring for individuals. The Elders are very much respected and make decisions on behalf of the tribe and they are the leaders. They believe in the Dreaming which is their belief to look after the land, the existence of powerful beings that gave birth to life on earth. They are very sharing and caring towards each other, sharing food, clothes, caring for the sick, children and elders which is the result of big families living together. They express their religious and ceremonial life through art,
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