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Discovering Aboriginal Plant Use

Author : Philip A. Clarke
ISBN : 9781925078367
Genre : Science
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The author argues that we can better understand a people if we know how they see and use plants. In Discovering Aboriginal Plant Use, Clarke dips into his field journals to provide a rich account of journeys, as both anthropologist and ethnobotanist, that span the temperate, arid and tropical zones of Australia and neighbouring landmasses. He describes the cultural and natural heritage of each region, on the plants used by Aboriginal people that contribute to their distinctiveness.

Aboriginal Plant Collectors

Author : Philip A. Clarke
ISBN : 1877058688
Genre : Social Science
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"The impact of indigenous people upon the European discovery of Australian plants." --Provided by publisher.

Aboriginal Biocultural Knowledge In South Eastern Australia

Author : Fred Cahir
ISBN : 9781486306138
Genre : Science
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Indigenous Australians have long understood sustainable hunting and harvesting, seasonal changes in flora and fauna, predator–prey relationships and imbalances, and seasonal fire management. Yet the extent of their knowledge and expertise has been largely unknown and underappreciated by non-Aboriginal colonists, especially in the south-east of Australia where Aboriginal culture was severely fractured. Aboriginal Biocultural Knowledge in South-eastern Australia is the first book to examine historical records from early colonists who interacted with south-eastern Australian Aboriginal communities and documented their understanding of the environment, natural resources such as water and plant and animal foods, medicine and other aspects of their material world. This book provides a compelling case for the importance of understanding Indigenous knowledge, to inform discussions around climate change, biodiversity, resource management, health and education. It will be a valuable reference for natural resource management agencies, academics in Indigenous studies and anyone interested in Aboriginal culture and knowledge.

The Oldest Foods On Earth

Author : John Newton
ISBN : 9781742242262
Genre : Social Science
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‘This is a book about Australian food, not the foods that European Australians cooked from ingredients they brought with them, but the flora and fauna that nourished the Aboriginal peoples for over 50,000 years. It is because European Australians have hardly touched these foods for over 200 years that I am writing it.’ We celebrate cultural and culinary diversity, yet shun foods that grew here before white settlers arrived. We love ‘superfoods’ from exotic locations, yet reject those that grow here. We say we revere sustainable local produce, yet ignore Australian native plants and animals that are better for the land than those European ones. In this, the most important of his books, John Newton boils down these paradoxes by arguing that if you are what you eat, we need to eat different foods: foods that will help to reconcile us with the land and its first inhabitants. But the tide is turning. European Australians are beginning to accept and relish the flavours of Australia, everything from kangaroo to quandongs, from fresh muntries to the latest addition, magpie goose. With recipes from chefs such as Peter Gilmore, Maggie Beer and René Redzepi’s sous chef Beau Clugston, The Oldest Foods on Earth will convince you that this is one food revolution that really matters.

Historical Dictionary Of Australia

Author : Norman Abjorensen
ISBN : 9781442245020
Genre : History
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This fourth edition of Historical Dictionary of Australia covers its history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 500 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture.

Aboriginal Plant Use In Canada S Northwest Boreal Forest

Author : Robin James Marles
ISBN : MINN:31951D01870892U
Genre : Social Science
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This handbook describes the traditional uses by aboriginal people of more than 200 different plants from Canada's boreal forest. It is the result of original ethnobotanical fieldwork in 29 communities across the boreal forest region of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta. Natural resources of the boreal forest have always been essential to the dietary, medical, economic, and spiritual well-being of First Nations people, but until now much of their traditional environmental knowledge has remained unrecorded and at risk of being lost.

Original Australians

Author : Josephine Flood
ISBN : 9781741159622
Genre : History
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Charts Aboriginal history, from earliest prehistory to today, and details their survival through the millennia, to the stolen children issue.

Aboriginal People And Their Plants

Author : Philip A. Clarke
ISBN : 9781921719738
Genre : NATURE
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Frank Perversi was a Rat of Tobruk for six months and was attached to forward troops in the mighty battle at EI Alamein; in the first wave of amphibious operations at Lae and Finschhafen and in the attack on Shaggy Ridge in the Ramu Valley (all in New Guinea) and finally in the overwhelming amphibious operation at Balikpapan, Borneo.

Discover Geography Class 6 Revised

Author : Jaya Balagopal
ISBN : 8125027017
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The SeriesDiscover Geography (Revised Edition) Is A Series Comprising Three Course Books And Three Workbooks Catering To The Middle School Level. The Series Is Based On The Latest Syllabus Of The Inter-State Board For Anglo-Indian Education. The Books Have Been Fully Revised And Updated With A Brand New Look.The Key Features Of The Series Are :-Language Used Is Simple And Lucid For Easy Comprehension.'More Facts' Provide Additional Bits Of Interesting Information.'Points To Ponder On' Helps Students To Recall The Main Points Of The Text. This Section Includes Clear, Precise And Simple Definitions Of Each Geographical Term For Laying A Strong Foundation.'Activity' Section Is Appended For Reinforcing The Text.A Varied Range Of 'Exercises' Given To Test The Comprehension And Application Of The Text.Plenty Of Coloured Maps And Well Labelled Coloured Illustrations Have Been Carefully Integrated With The Text To Support And Enhance Learning And Understanding.


Author : Cumberland Clark
ISBN : UCAL:$B58525
Genre : Australia
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Introduction to the discovery, history and geography of Australia; includes brief description of the Aborigines (pp.20-21).

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