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Australia"s aboriginal heritage

Jean A. Ellis

Australia"s aboriginal heritage

by Jean A. Ellis

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Published by Collins Dove in North Blackburn, Vic .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aboriginal Australians.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementJean A. Ellis.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN665 .E45 1994
    The Physical Object
    Pagination216 p. :
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1193661M
    ISBN 101863712623
    LC Control Number94185299
    OCLC/WorldCa31749037

    This book "is a study of indigenous peoples' relationships to their homelands. Deborah Bird Rose explores indigenous realms of sacred geography, Dreaming ecology, land management, and the convergence of human and ecological rights. Drawing on song and poetry as well as on explanation and analysis, this book shows how Aboriginal 'countries' are known and loved, sung and recounted, . A young Aboriginal girl is taken from the north of Australia and sent to an institution in the distant south. There, she slowly makes a new life for herself and, in the face of tragedy, finds strength in .

      Aboriginal Culture Australian Aboriginal culture includes a number of practices and ceremonies centered on a belief in the Dreamtime. Reverence for the land and oral traditions are emphasised. Language groupings and tribal divisions exhibit a range of individual lian Aboriginal art has existed for thousands of years and ranges from ancient rock art to modern . Australian Aboriginal culture is one of the oldest surviving cultures on earth. The rock art in the Kimberley sits in one of the world’s richest rock art regions and has been described as Australia’s most important Indigenous heritage and cultural asset. Indigenous Australians are the traditional owners, makers and custodians of the rock art.

    Most local history books, mention Aboriginal people in the first chapter only as pre-European history and some early European settlement. Whilst the majority of Pioneer registrars fail to even acknowledge Aboriginal people. Europeans first saw aboriginal people in when Captain Cook and Joseph Banks on the Murramarang beach. This view of northeast Australia taken by the Aqua satellite vividly shows the many offshore reefs that together form the Great Barrier Reef. The Reef stretches more than 2, km (1, mi) along the coast of Queensland and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Between the reefs and the coastline bands of brown-green "streamers" may be discerned.


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