Boomerang Art Project

In our study of the Australian Aboriginal people, we examine their worldview, the philosophy of “The Dreaming”, and how it is a direct medium for spiritual practice and the lifestyle of the Aboriginal people. Students study animal totems, symbols, colors, the making of paint, designs, and art styles in a wide array of Aboriginal art. Then, students apply those styles to their own paintings of individual boomerangs by using them to tell their family histories, legends, and memories.