[Episode 15 | 1868 : Minna]
Minna and her friend Adelaide visit Mr Wong's residence to give him some news about the change to a local law regarding Chinese migration. Mr Wong shows them a magic lantern that projects images of his family.
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Mr Wong says that his parents migrated to Australia. In the clip, he continues to honour some of the Chinese traditions and beliefs they passed on to him such as paying respect to his ancestors by making food offerings.
Student Activity Sheet H15.3: A new home in Australia
In this clip. Mr Wong shows Minna and Adelaide slide images of his family back in China. This type of technology would have been relatively rare in the 1860s.
Student Activity Sheet H15.4: The magic lantern