Crossing country

Dylan Coleman

Lily and Nate said they would help their friends look for yabbies down at the river. But they’ve got a cool new computer game to play, and Uncle Neddy has just arrived from the west coast. He’s always got something interesting to say ...

 “Since the beginning of time, our
Kokatha Elders have taught us how
to live and survive. They’ve taught
us that we belong to the land,
and it belongs to us.”

Text type: Crossing country is a narrative text in novel form.



  • Importance of knowledge and learning
  • Relationship to ancestral land


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