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The wilds of Taiwan, pt. 2

The village we stayed in demonstrated a cohesion that is difficult to find now. Many homes had the capability of being a B&B or eating house, but the villagers banded together and spread the possibilities among different homes, so that everyone could benefit monetarily from tourists, not just a few. 914 more words

Travel

The Savage Crows, Robert Drewe

The subject of The Savage Crows (1976) is the love life of a young man, Stephen Crisp, as he collects material for a thesis on the extermination of Tasmanian Aborigines – the Parlevar people – who after 50 years battling introduced diseases and frontier war, had been reduced from maybe 15,000 people down to a couple of hundred. 1,153 more words

Australian

Blood thicker than water: novel intestacy case in NSW, Aboriginal half-sisters vs adoptive half-sisters

Starting the year off on a very novel case of an intestacy contest, Justice Lindsay of the Supreme Court of New South Wales was called to determine how distribution of an indigenous man’s estate should be distributed where his surviving family were Aboriginal half-sisters and adoptive half-sisters. 1,028 more words

Estates

Boundary Street

Image: A living frontier? A symbol of traditional owners keeps watch! Credit: David Jackmanson (Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic)

By Damian West (First published April 2013) 146 more words

Culture And Identity

Picture of the Week

This little quartzite projectile point comes from a small site near Wabasca-Desmarais, Alberta. We found it on a small hill that was next to a lake, along with several chert and quartzite flakes. 141 more words

Archaeology

Joe's ID

Imagine believing something about yourself and your family and then having someone tell you it’s not true. This seems to be what has happened to Joseph Boyden. 913 more words

Canada

Big News for Munsch-kins!

As you might have already heard, Robert Munsch is going to be releasing a new book entitled “Blackflies” available via Scholastic late January to early February. 243 more words

Aboriginal