Heleana - learning Balanda literacy using Indigenous ways (1:04)

At first, reading and writing and spelling.  How could I do it?  There’s a way to learn – remember things and with us, it’s singing and dancing, it’s remembering the bird, the wind and everything rhyme.  So I thought well it works for us, how does Balanda way of education work?  So it’s rhyming things as well.  Spelling, remembering different things around you, smell – because we feel, we touch, we smell and I thought I’d bring two together to teach myself, by theory, remembering things in the classroom. I remember that smell – I can smell this or I could read this and that’s how I went along to educate myself.  Understand how it was working for me.