9th January 2021 Comments (15) Peter O’Brien In a very well researched paper titled ‘Foragers or Farmers: Dark Emu and the Controversy over Aboriginal Agriculture’ published in Anthropological Forum, ANU academic Dr Ian Keen, has brought some academic rigour to the debate over Bruce Pascoe’s Dark Emu. When I wrote Bitter Harvest, I did notContinue reading “Bruce Pascoe, Dumped Upon from a Great Height”
6th January 2021 Comments (11) Patrick McCauley Culture is defined by Wiki as “an umbrella term which encompasses the social behaviour and norms found in human societies, as well as the knowledge, beliefs, arts, laws, customs, capabilities, and habits of the individuals in these groups.” So you could apply that definition to just about everythingContinue reading “The ‘Indigenous’ Invasion of Aboriginal Australia”
An Australian Christmas: Henry Lawson Henry Lawson Quadrant Online 25th December 2020 Along by merry Christmas time they buy the aged goose,And boil the dread plum pudding, because of ancient use.But to sneer at old time customs would be nothing but a crime,|For the memory of the Past is all bound up in Christmas time.ThenContinue reading “An Australian Christmas”
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