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Earliest Human Habitation of Australia Finally Dated Conclusively to 65,000 Years Ago

The oldest axe in the world has been found in Australia, and it is 65,000 years old. This pushes back the previously considered window of earliest Australian human population by thousands of years. 212 more words

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Delicious descriptions: Kim Mahood's desert

I wanted to use this Descriptions series to share a couple of Mahood’s gorgeous descriptions from her memoir, Position doubtful, which I reviewed recently, but I’ve decided to share one about maps and relationships (and you’ll probably see why), and a description. 344 more words

Australian Literature

Ali Cobby Eckermann, Inside my mother (#BookReview)

Ali Cobby Eckermann, a Yankunytjatjara/Kokatha woman, has featured a few times on this blog, including in my review of her verse novel, Ruby Moonlight, and my… 758 more words

Australian Literature

Monday musings on Australian literature: Reading indigenous literature

Each July, as well as contributing at least one review to Lisa’s ANZLitLovers Indigenous Literature Week, I try to write a Monday Musings post related in some way to… 905 more words

Australian Literature

Kim Mahood, Position doubtful (#BookReview)

Kim Mahood’s memoir Position doubtful¬†is a such a stimulating read. That might sound weird for a book whose subtitle is Mapping, landscapes and memories,¬† 1,418 more words

Australian Literature

My literary week (8), a cultural life

There’s always something going on here in the nation’s capital, besides politics that is and despite the belief in some circles that it is a soulless place! 797 more words

Aboriginal Australians