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The Simpson Desert : natural history and human endeavour / Mark Shephard
Bib ID 386254
Format BookBook
Author
Shephard, Mark
 
Description Adelaide : Royal Geographical Society of Australasia (South Australian Branch) and Giles Publications, 1992 
ix, 174 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.), ports. (some col.) ; 29 cm. 
ISBN 0909112118
Summary

Chapter 2, Aboriginal occupation of the Simpson Desert; descriptions of the freshwater soaks used by the Wangkangurra people; diet of the Wangkangurra people; departure of Aboriginal people from the Simpson Desert; legend of the Crane (Wurru)

Notes

Includes index.

Available from The Society (South Australian Branch), GPO Box 419, Adelaide SA 5001.

Bibliography: p. 163-169.

Subjects Desert biology -- Simpson Desert.  |  Desert biology -- Australia, Central.  |  Food - Preparation - Cooking.  |  Colonisation.  |  Wangkangurru / Wangganguru people (L27) (SA SG53-12)  |  Health status - Nutrition.  |  Stories and motifs - Birds.  |  Simpson Desert -- History.  |  Simpson Desert -- Pictorial works.  |  Simpson Desert -- Discovery and exploration.  |  Simpson Desert (SE Central NT, NE SA SF53, SG53)  |  South Australia - Central Australia (SA SG52, SG53)
Other authors/contributors Royal Geographical Society of Australasia. South Australian Branch

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