Aboriginal Flag History

Copy and paste the link below to view this B.T.N story.

http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4823294.htm

Once you have watched the clip you need to answer the following questions in your writing book. They must be answered in full sentences!

 

1: Why did Vincent Lingiari lead a strike with 200 other Aboriginal people in 1966?

2: Who designed the Aboriginal flag?

3:What do the different colours in the Aboriginal flag represent?

4: Where and when was the Aboriginal flag first flown?

5: Why was it controversial that Cathy Freeman wore both the Australian and Aboriginal flags during her victory lap at the 1994 Commonwealth Games?

6: In what year were the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags made official?

7: What connection does the Aboriginal flag have to Anzac Hill in Alice Springs?

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