BtN – Tiwi Music

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1) Where are the Tiwi islands? Show their location on a map. You could answer the questions inside the map if you wish. Choose an app that would suit your needs.

2) What is the Main Idea of the Btn episode?

3) You be the teacher and create two questions about this BtN clip.

20 Comments on BtN – Tiwi Music

  1. Deakin
    June 11, 2015 at 9:53 am (2 years ago)

    Dear Miss May,
    The main idea of the story is that they are trying to record the Aboriginal story’s and tell you about there past
    1.Why are they recording the aboriginal storys?
    2.Who is the woman recording the Aboriginal storys?
    From Deakin

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  2. Ben H
    June 11, 2015 at 9:54 am (2 years ago)

    Dear Miss May,
    2. To explain there is other types of music and cultures not just Australian cultures aboriginal cultures as well.
    3. Q1 If you where an Aborignal what sport would you play and why?
    Q2 If you had the choice to be an Aborignal would you or be an Australian?
    From Ben H.

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  3. Liam D
    June 11, 2015 at 9:54 am (2 years ago)

    To Miss May
    1. The Tiwi islands are in the north west of Darwin.
    2. The main idea of the episode is to remember the aboriginal culture.
    3. How long has the Tiwi been around?
    Do the Aboriginal people remember all their languages?
    From Liam D

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  4. Jason
    June 11, 2015 at 10:00 am (2 years ago)

    Dear Miss May,
    The main idea of the BTN clip was to tell us about aboriginal music.

    My tow questions are:
    1. Q: How far is Tiwi island form Darwin? A: Tiwi island is 80 kilometres from Darwin
    2. Q: What sport do aboriginal people love? A: The sport aboriginal people love is footy.

    From Jason

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  5. LiamP
    June 11, 2015 at 10:00 am (2 years ago)

    Dear Miss May,
    1. The main idea of the BTN is not forget about the Aoriginal songs and dances.
    2. How long ago did they find the tape on the Aboriginal song singing?
    3. How many km’s is Tiwi island from Darwin?
    From Liam P.

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  6. Kyle yi
    June 11, 2015 at 10:16 am (2 years ago)

    To Miss May
    These are my awnsers to the questions

    1. The Tiwi islands are located about 80 kilometres from Darwin.
    2. The main idea of this btn clip is about a project to translate Tiwi songs and stories to English and morden Tiwi.

    Here are my two questions for you.
    How many people live on the Tiwi islands.
    What sport did the Tiwi people make a competition of.
    From Kyle Yi

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  7. Name*
    June 11, 2015 at 10:17 am (2 years ago)

    Dear Miss May,
    1. The Tiwi island is located in bill wyly witch is a island
    2. The main idea of the BtN video is that the Aboriginal create songs and people are recording the songs that they make.
    3. What are the things that the Australians are trying to do? What are the songs that have been passed down generations?
    From Alexie.

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  8. Kyan
    June 11, 2015 at 10:20 am (2 years ago)

    Dear Miss May,
    1. The Tiwi islands are 80km away from Darwin in the Northern Territory.
    2. The main idea of the BTN clip is to tell us about the Tiwi music.
    3. How many people live in the Tiwi Islands? What were the names of the Tiwi elders?
    From Kyan

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  9. Erin
    June 11, 2015 at 10:23 am (2 years ago)

    Dear miss may,
    1. Tiwi islands is located north Darwin.
    2. The main idea is to tell you about Tiwi music.
    3. Q1. Name the sport mentioned in the video. Q2. Why is it importaint to pass down Tiwi music.
    From Erin

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  10. Jack B
    June 11, 2015 at 10:26 am (2 years ago)

    Dear Miss May,
    1. The Tiwi islands are 80km away from Darwin and are in Oceania.
    2 The main idea of the episode is to inform use about Tiwi music.
    3 How long have the Tiwi people being in Australia? How many elders know there langue?
    From Jack

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  11. Theo
    June 11, 2015 at 10:27 am (2 years ago)

    To miss May,
    1: The Tiwi islands 80ks from Darwin nothin territory.
    2: To explain what they did back then.
    3: How many languages were spocken before the Europinans came to Australia?
    Name one AFL player that is in the BTN clip?
    From Theodora

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  12. Caitlyn
    June 11, 2015 at 10:30 am (2 years ago)

    Dear Miss May,
    I found that the two Islands, Is located on the top of Darwin on the little Island, on the side.

    The main idear of the BTN episode, is to show you how you need to inherit the past of your cutrue and, to see how cool it is to see what they used to dance like.

    1.what are the names of the football players, and what. Team did they come from.

    2. What are two things two twi Island know to be the best at there are 2 things to find.

    From Caity.

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  13. Lily-jade
    June 11, 2015 at 10:30 am (2 years ago)

    Dear miss may
    The main idea of the ban video is to inform you of there language and who they are

    Why is keeping the language spoken bye the Tiwi people important?

    From Lily-Jade

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  14. Eloise
    June 11, 2015 at 10:33 am (2 years ago)

    Dear Miss May,
    I liked this BTN activity and learnt a lot. Here are my answers.
    1. The Tiwi islands are 8 km from Darwin in the Northern Territory.
    2. The main idea of the BTN video is to talk about the music and the ancient history of the Aborigonals.
    My two questions.
    Q 1. Name the aboriginal football player that plays for Melbourne Football club.
    Q 2. Before the Europeans came there were more than how many languages spoken in Australia?
    I really enjoyed this activity.
    From Eloise

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  15. Eden
    June 11, 2015 at 10:34 am (2 years ago)

    Dear Miss May,
    I watched the BTN video and these are my answers.
    1. The Tiwi islands are eight km away from Darwin in the Northern Territory.
    2. The main idea of the BTN video was the music. They were mainly speaking about the history of the Aboriginal music.
    3. Here are my two question,
    A) Who is the AFL Aboriginal player and what team does he play for?
    B) What is the name of the Sydney musician who collects music to be shared?

    From Eden.

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  16. Louise
    June 11, 2015 at 10:35 am (2 years ago)

    Dear Miss May,
    I learnt a lot from this video.
    1. The Tiwi Islands are located 80km from Darwin. It is in the Timor Sea.
    2. The main idea of the video was to share the Tiwi music.
    3. One question is, what are the Tiwi people known for? Genevieve Campbell is a musician and she came to Tiwi Island to do what? How many languages were spoken before the Europeans came?

    From Louise.

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  17. Ben M
    June 11, 2015 at 10:39 am (2 years ago)

    Dear miss May,
    1. The Tiwi islands are near Darwin.
    2. The main idea of the BTN video is about passing music down too young Aboriginals for them to pass on for generations to come.

    3. How many Aboriginals can translate old Aboriginal songs
    How many Aboriginals live on the Tiwi islands.
    From Ben M

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  18. Aleecia
    June 11, 2015 at 10:40 am (2 years ago)

    Dear Miss May,
    1. Completed on Explain Everything
    2. I think the main idea of the video was to tell people about the Tiwi dancing and singing and how it works and the language its spoken in.
    From Aleecia

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  19. Nick
    June 12, 2015 at 2:22 pm (2 years ago)

    Dear Miss May and 5M,
    I am in Abu Dhabi right now after a 13 hour long journey. I am now waiting for the next flight to Dublin, Ireland we will be on the plane for 9 hours. When we are arriving we will hire a car drive to my grandma’s house in Lowville which is in galway

    From Nick

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  20. Nick
    June 14, 2015 at 5:03 pm (2 years ago)

    Dear Miss May
    The main idea was to tell you about the tiwi people

    Why do you think the Tiwi people changed to modern Tiwi
    Why do you reckon that the recordings are being changed into English.
    From Nick

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