The indigenous community of Kalumburu is steeped in culture and tradition. They are extremely tactile people who thrive on hugs. Children with snotty noses, dirty faces and hands would snuggle in between my breasts and wrap their arms around my back while 834 more words
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Indigenous author Bruce Pascoe’s Dark emu, black seeds: Agriculture or accident? was my reading group’s October book, and a very interesting read and discussion it turned out to be. 1,230 more words
Over the next few days, I will be sharing stories of the Australian outback, as observed during my trip through Central and South Australia.
While we can only talk about positives of European contact with Aborigines in ‘relative’ terms, Hermannsburg is a powerful reminder of how we can still be humane at times of great inhumanity. 495 more words
Unprecedented Study Of Aboriginal Australians Points To One Shared Out of Africa Migration For Modern Humans
The first significant investigation into the genomics of Aboriginal Australians has uncovered several major findings about early human populations. These include evidence of a single “Out of Africa” migration event, and of a previously unidentified, “ghost-like” population spread which provided a basis for the modern Aboriginal cultural landscape. 1,466 more words
Do you keep your old textbooks? I do, though am now starting to move them on. But some I still can’t part with, one being my high school history text. 1,094 more words