How did Cook’s Endeavour voyage change Australia forever?
Investigation 2: The people
2.1 Who were the people in the Endeavour story and how did they ‘see’ each other?
Watch the The Message — The Story from the Shore, a story of first contact between Aboriginal people and Cook and his crew. Then complete the activities below to help you think further about the people in the story.
1. The people on the shore were observing people who were very different to themselves. What might the people on the shore have been saying to other people along the shore?
2. The people on the ship were observing people who were very different to themselves. What might the people on the ship have said to each other about the people on the shore?