Aboriginal art and culture

Macquarie Atlas of Indigenous Australia

Macquarie Atlas of Indigenous Australia

Macquarie Atlas of Indigenous Australia: Second EditionBill Arthur and Frances Morphy The second ...

Macquarie Atlas of Indigenous Australia: Second EditionBill Arthur and Frances Morphy The second edition of the bestselling Macquarie Atlas of Indigenous Australia, a unique tool for exploring and understanding the lives and cultures of Australia's First Peoples. The 'Macquarie Atlas of Indigenous Australia' is a unique tool for exploring and understanding the lives and cultures of Australia's First Peoples. This second edition of the award-winning 'Macquarie Atlas of Indigenous Australia' op...

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Aboriginal Australians

Aboriginal Australians

Aboriginal Australians: A history since 1788Richard Broome The highly regarded history of Austral...

Aboriginal Australians: A history since 1788Richard Broome The highly regarded history of Australia's First Nations people since colonisation, fully updated for this fifth edition. In the creation of any new society, there are winners and losers. So it was with Australia as it grew from a colonial outpost to an affluent society. Richard Broome tells the history of Australia from the standpoint of the original Australians: those who lost most in the early colonial struggle for power. Surveying...

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Midawarr/Harvest

Midawarr/Harvest

Midawarr/Harvest: The Art of Mulkun Wirrpanda and John WolseleyWill Stubbs (Editor) and John Wols...

Midawarr/Harvest: The Art of Mulkun Wirrpanda and John WolseleyWill Stubbs (Editor) and John Wolseley (Editor) Two artists, two completely different approaches, but one abiding passion - to celebrate the natural bounty to be found in the floodplains, swamps, savannas and woodlands of northern Australia. Mulkun Wirrpanda and John Wolseley, her adopted wawa (brother), have created a powerful body of works depicting many of the edible plants of north-east Arnhem Land. "I made this painting after...

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Aboriginal Biocultural Knowledge in South-eastern Australia

Aboriginal Biocultural Knowledge in South-easte...

Aboriginal Biocultural Knowledge in South-eastern Australia: Perspectives of Early ColonistsFred ...

Aboriginal Biocultural Knowledge in South-eastern Australia: Perspectives of Early ColonistsFred Cahir, Ian D. Clark and Philip A. Clarke Provides an insight into the environmental knowledge of Indigenous Australians. 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 underapprec...

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Two Cultures, One Story

Two Cultures, One Story

Two Cultures, One StoryDr Robert Isaacs with Tanaz Byramji Dr Robert Francis Isaacs AM, OAM, PhD ...

Two Cultures, One StoryDr Robert Isaacs with Tanaz Byramji Dr Robert Francis Isaacs AM, OAM, PhD (Hon) has spent his life bridging the divide between white and black Australia. Taken from his mother as a baby, Robert was raised in institutions not knowing he had a family and not knowing he was Aboriginal. Enduring severe hardship, discipline and abuse at the hands of the Christian Brothers, Robert went out into the world at the age of 16 determined to make a life for himself and a family of h...

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Culture is Life Culture is Life

Culture is Life

Culture is Life: A Photographic Exploration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples in M...

Culture is Life: A Photographic Exploration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples in Modern AustraliaWayne Quilliam A contemporary photography book that celebrates and shares stories of First peoples across the continent. 'Culture is Life' is a modern, photographic celebration of the diversity of Indigenous Australians. Pre-eminent Aboriginal photographer Wayne Quilliam has an archive of thousands of images and interviews with Indigenous people across the country. Through the image...

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Bush Remedies

Bush Remedies

Bush RemediesCheryll Williams Australia has a remarkable bushland with many unique plants that ar...

Bush RemediesCheryll Williams Australia has a remarkable bushland with many unique plants that are not found anywhere else in the world. Aboriginal people exploited this diversity, being superb survivalists in a harsh environment. They harvested the bounty of the land with ingenuity and centuries of practical experience. The sweet native honeys, the sugar letp insects, tasty witchetty grubs and oil-rich Bogong moths are good examples. When the colonists arrived two centuries ago they found th...

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The Natural World of the Kimberley

The Natural World of the Kimberley

The Natural World of the KimberleyHamish McGlashan, Kevin Coate, Jeffrey Gresham and Roz Hart The...

The Natural World of the KimberleyHamish McGlashan, Kevin Coate, Jeffrey Gresham and Roz Hart The Kimberley region of Western Australia is one of the world's last great wilderness areas. Covering more than 400,000 square kilometres, it is home to some of the country's most iconic natural landmarks. The Kimberley's diverse habitats support an astonishing variety of plants and animals, many of which are found nowhere else on Earth. Although, the rugged and remote nature of the region offers the...

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The Biggest Estate on Earth

The Biggest Estate on Earth

The Biggest Estate on Earth: How Aborigines made AustraliaBill Gammage Across Australia, early Eu...

The Biggest Estate on Earth: How Aborigines made AustraliaBill Gammage Across Australia, early Europeans commented again and again that the land looked like a park. With extensive grassy patches and pathways, open woodlands and abundant wildlife, it evoked a country estate in England. Bill Gammage has discovered this was because Aboriginal people managed the land in a far more systematic and scientific fashion than we have ever realised. For over a decade, Gammage has examined written and vis...

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Wild Food Plants of Australia

Wild Food Plants of Australia

Australian Nature Fieldguide: Wild Food Plants of AustraliaTim Low 'Australian Nature Fieldguide:...

Australian Nature Fieldguide: Wild Food Plants of AustraliaTim Low 'Australian Nature Fieldguide: Wild Food Plants of Australia' is the field guide edition of 'Wild Food Plants of Australia'. It is presented in a concise, convenient form to facilitate quick and ready reference in the field. Tim Low has provided a truly reliable guide to our edible flora, making identification easy, thus it is a perfect companion for bushwalkers, naturalists, scientists and, with emphasis on wild food cuisine,...

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Loving Country Loving Country

Loving Country

Loving Country: A Guide to Sacred AustraliaBruce Pascoe and Vicky Shukuroglou 'Loving Country' is...

Loving Country: A Guide to Sacred AustraliaBruce Pascoe and Vicky Shukuroglou 'Loving Country' is a powerful and essential guidebook that offers a new way to travel and discover Australia through an Indigenous narrative. In this beautifully designed and photographed edition, co-authors Bruce Pascoe and Vicky Shukuroglou, in consultation with communities and Elders across Australia, show travellers how to see the country as herself, to know her whole and old story, and to find the way to fall ...

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Traditional Healers of the Central Desert Traditional Healers of the Central Desert

Traditional Healers of the Central Desert

Traditional Healers of the Central Desert: NgangkariNPY Women's Council Aboriginal Corporation 'T...

Traditional Healers of the Central Desert: NgangkariNPY Women's Council Aboriginal Corporation 'Traditional Healers of the Central Desert' contains unique stories and imagery and primary source material: the ngangkari speak directly to the reader. Ngangkari are senior Aboriginal people authorised to speak publicly about Anangu (Western Desert language speaking Aboriginal people) culture and practices. It is accurate, authorised information about their work, in their own words.  The practice o...

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