THEMES: Reconciliation, Remembrance, Indigenous Themes
CHARACTER AGES: 18+
Stories from the Memorial to the Myall Creek Massacre
Ngiyani winangay ganunga. We Remember Them.
Includes an extensive Education Pack with in-class learning experiences and activities.
Production History: Today We’re Alive was first performed as a moved reading at Memorial Hall, Delungra Road at the Myall Creek Crossing on Sunday, November 27th, 2011.
Includes Educational Resources:
The education pack in this Today We’re Alive covers the following areas:
The process of writing Today We’re Alive.
Why did Massacres happen?
Timeline of events o the Myall Creek massacre.
Key Figures in the Myall Creek massacre history.
A brief timeline of the Indigenous Australian history and colonisation.
Themes and ideas in Today We’re Alive.
Style, Form and Conventions.
Analysis of the Elements of Drama.
Learning Experiences and Activities.
Lists of recommended Indigenous plays.