National Library of Australia

Due to the need to contain the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) the Library building and reading rooms are closed to visitors until further notice.
The health and safety of our community is of great importance to us and we look forward to staying connected with you online.

You must be logged in to Tag Records
High country footprints : Aboriginal pathways and movement in the high country of southeastern Australia, recognising the ancient paths beside modern highways / [coordinator- Peter Kabaila ... [et. al.]
Bib ID 3425965
Format BookBook
Description Canberra, A.C.T. : Pirion Publishing, 2005 
169 p. ; ill., maps, ports. 25 cm. 
ISBN 097524910X
Summary

Examines why people travelled between particular points; why particular pathways between these points chosen; how people travelled on these pathways; how points, pathways and how they were travelled changed over time; relationships between Aboriginal tracks and tracks used by European settlers; changes to tracks as explorers, stockmen, miners and recreational travellers moved into high country; importance of tracks to survival in high country of Southeastern Australia; stories of survival and change during Aboriginal people's short time of change from hunter-gathers to urban people as told by contemporary Aboriginal people; includes maps and pathway inventory.

Notes

Includes index.

Includes bibliographical references.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Australia, Southeastern -- Antiquities.  |  Cultural property -- Australia, Southeastern -- History.  |  Land use -- Australia, Southeastern -- History.  |  Settlement and contacts - Explorers.  |  Economic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture - Pastoral industry.  |  Stories and motifs - Devils, monsters, evil spirits, hairy men, bunyips.  |  Economic sectors - Tourism.  |  Mining industry.  |  Animals - Invertebrates - Insects - Butterflies / Moths.  |  Settlement and contacts - Government settlements, reserves.  |  Yuin people (S67) (NSW SI56-13)  |  Environment - Conservation - Forests.  |  Language - Vocabulary - Place names.  |  Ngarigo / Ngarigu people (S46) (NSW SJ55-04)  |  Trade and exchange - Trade routes.  |  Settlement and contacts - Settlers.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missions.  |  Jaitmathang / Yadymadhang people (S43) (Vic SJ55-03)  |  Demography - Population mobility.  |  Transport - Road - Roads and tracks.  |  Brungle (SW NSW SI55-15)  |  Monaro (S NSW SI55-16, SJ55-14)  |  Delegate (S NSW SJ55-04)
Other authors/contributors Kabaila, Peter Rimas, 1955-

Online

    In the Library

    Request this item to view in the Library's reading rooms using your library card. To learn more about how to request items watch this short online video Help Video.

    Details Collect From
    NL 994.0899915 H638
    Copy: NL pbk
    Main Reading Room
    N 994.0899915 H638
    Copy: N pbk
    Main Reading Room

    Order a copy

    - Copyright or permission restrictions may apply. We will contact you if necessary.

    Help Video To learn more about Copies Direct watch this short online video Help Video.
    close Can I borrow items from the Library?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    close What can I get online?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    close Can I get copies of items from the Library?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flags
    Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other First Nations people are advised that this catalogue contains names, recordings and images of deceased people and other content that may be culturally sensitive. Please also be aware that you may see certain words or descriptions in this catalogue which reflect the author’s attitude or that of the period in which the item was created and may now be considered offensive.