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Australian – Korean Students Cultural Exchanges by Video
Aboriginal ‘Cuddie Cuddie program’ introduced to Korea & overseas
Aboriginal students at Mount Austin High School Koori Educational Team (MAKET)
had a pleasant cultural exchange with Korean students by using video equipments.
This event was held on the 13th November and is one of Cuddie Cuddie programs which is reveals experience about Aborigine’s traditional. Seven schools in NSW, five schools in Korea and nine schools in Alaska participated. Cuddie Cuddie is an online program that shares the cultures of Australian Aborigines, North America, and Asia with video equipment.
On that day, Aborigine students at MAKET performed myth from Dream Time period and traditional dance and songs, played didgeridoo and showed the aboriginal hut that students at MAKET built. The performance delivered to the schools across the global on live through the internet by using video called Connected Classroom.
After the performance there was time to ask questions of each other. A teacher at a girls’ high school in Seoul said, “This event gave students and teachers a great experience.”
Participated schools were as follows.
NSW – Abermain Public School, Albury Public School, Burrumbuttock Public School, Eduabalong West Public School, Lake Cargelligo Central School, Tuggerah Public School.
Korea – Jorim Public School, Gyesung Girls High School, Kyori Public School, Sundeok Middle School, Younghwa Girls High School,
Alaska – Akhiok, Chiniak, Karluk, Larsen Bay, Little Diomede Island, Old Harbor, Ouzinkie, Port Lions, Teller.