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Collection Snapshots [electronic resource] : Aboriginal Subsistence Strategies in Arid Australia
Bib ID 4348526
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Online Access
Description Sydney : Australian Museum, 2004 
Series

PANDORA electronic collection

Summary

Website: describes how, by using intricate knowledge, Aboriginal inhabitants of arid inland Australia developed sophisticated strategies to survive the harsh conditions of their environment; seed grinding and storage technology was centred around locating water sources and collecting and making use of native plant seeds.

Partial contents Introduction, map of arid Australia, seed grinding, grindstones, containers, water and food storage, shovels, bags. 
Notes

Title from website (viewed 05/06/07)

Text, graphics, images, map.

Selected for archiving

Subjects Arid regions -- Australia.  |  Deserts -- Australia.  |  Desert survival -- Australia.  |  Survival -- Australia.  |  Technology - Appropriate technology.  |  Environment - Deserts.  |  Technology - Functional analysis.  |  Technology - Bags.  |  Technology - Stone - Grindstones.  |  Subsistence and economy.  |  Technology - Containers.  |  Food - Bush tucker.  |  Technology - Wood - Digging sticks.  |  Technology - Containers - Water carriers.  |  Southwest New South Wales (SW NSW SI54, SI55)  |  South West Queensland (SW Qld SG54, SG55, SH54, SH55)  |  Queensland Channel Country (Qld Far West SF54, SG54)  |  South East South Australia (SE SA SI54, SJ54)  |  North West New South Wales (NW NSW SH54, SH55, SI54)  |  South West Western Australia (SW WA SH50, SI50)  |  South Central Northern Territory (NT)  |  Gascoyne / Murchison area (WA SG50)  |  North East South Australia (NE SA SG54, SH54)  |  South Australia - West (SA SH53, SI53)  |  Food - Bush tucker  |  Subsistence and economy  |  Environment - Deserts  |  Technology - Functional analysis  |  Technology - Appropriate technology  |  Technology - Bags  |  Technology - Containers  |  Technology - Containers - Water carriers  |  Technology - Stone - Grindstones  |  Technology - Wood - Digging sticks  |  South Central Northern Territory (NT)  |  Gascoyne / Murchison area (WA SG50)  |  South West Western Australia (SW WA SH50, SI50)  |  South Australia - West (SA SH53, SI53)  |  North East South Australia (NE SA SG54, SH54)  |  South East South Australia (SE SA SI54, SJ54)  |  Queensland Channel Country (Qld Far West SF54, SG54)  |  South West Queensland (SW Qld SG54, SG55, SH54, SH55)  |  North west New South Wales (NW NSW SH54, SH55, SI54)  |  Southwest New South Wales (SW NSW SI54, SI55)
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