Why do they use symbols?
They can know what tribe he or she is in, because the symbols are special to each tribe. They use symbols to talk and make stories because they don't use letters to write. They use circles to show waterholes or camp sites.
Where do they paint?
They paint on their bodies and on rocks and bark from a tree. They use dots in their paintings.
What colours do the they use for painting?
They us white black red brown and green To make the colours, they find some things from their environment, like rocks and crush them into a powder and mix it with water. They make brushes with some sticks and dead grass.
First Contact Anthology, MacMillan history, 2015.
First Australians, Go FACTS Australia, 2014.