/

Learning the Star Knowledge of First Australians

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people use their understanding of the night sky for a range of reasons.

Gugurmin, the emu in the sky in Wiradjuri traditions. This emu artwork by Scott ‘Sauce’ Towney now features on a $1 coin through the Royal Australian Mint. Credit: Emu: Scott Towney; Landscape: Peter Leiverdink