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Anthropology & Archaeology


Aboriginal Australia (Anthropology) Professor Marcia Langton - Anthropologist
Anthropology for the People Anthropology's encounter with Aborigines
Racial thinking and Indigenous Histories Native title anthropology in Australia


Kow Swamp Tools, Utensils and Weapons  
Kow Swamp (Images)  Devil's Lair - cave in Western Australia  
Artificial Cranial Deformation Aboriginal Tools (Images)
Lake Mungo Australia: The Land Where Time Began
The Mysteries of Karta Pre-history of Carnarvon Gorge
Cave Excavations in the Australian Nullarbor Rock art dating
Rock art is threatened Images for Aboriginal excavations
Aboriginal Australian Culture

29,000 years of Aboriginal history

Radiocarbon dating of shell middens - remnants of meals eaten long ago ... to become the oldest River Murray Indigenous site in South Australia.?



Shell midden provides insight into indigenous life Timeline for Aboriginal Victoria  
Shell Middens (images) Aboriginal Fresh Water Middens  
Identifying Aboriginal Sites Guide to Aboriginal Sites and Places  

Australian Deserts

Australian Deserts Pintupi Nine (The Lost Tribe)  
Simpson Desert Aboriginal People Maralinga: How British nuclear tests changed history forever  
Archaeology of the Australian Desert Living the traditional Aboriginal life  

Archaeological Sites

Australian Archeological Sites Guide to Aboriginal sites and places  
Australian Archaeology

Archaology Queensland Museum

First Nations life before and after the Ice Age Scientific evidence of massacre
Aboriginal History Timeline Aboriginal and TSI human remains policy
Bradshaw Rock Painting Aboriginal archaeologists
Australia's deep time history revealed Aboriginal remains repatriation  

Heritage Places

Ayres Rock Gulaga National Park  
Purnululu National Park Australia's National Heritage List  
Indigenous Heritage Sacred and Heritage Sites
The Bungle Bungle Ranges Mungo National Park (images)  

Rock Art

Australian Aboriginal rock art is believed to be more than 40,000 years old. Information about traditional Aboriginal life including social netorks and activities, myths, religion, culture, economy and the environment can be found in the intricate represenation of Rock Art throughout the country.

Dampier Rock Art Koonalda Cave - Australia's Deep History  
Aboriginal Rock Art Facts Cave Art Carnarvon Gorge  
Aboriginal Rock Art Prehistoric Cave Art
Communicating through Art: Symbols Rock Art Symbols meanings (images)  

See Also Aboriginal Art


Aboriginal people throughout south-eastern and western Australia wore skin cloaks, as these areas were colder than the northern parts of Australia. The cloaks were made from the skins of possums, kangaroos and wallabies.

Possum Skin Cloaks Culture - Possum Skin Cloaks  
History Possum Skin Cloaks Traditional Aboriginal Clothing  
Aboriginal Cloaks (images) Aboriginal Body Paint Symbols (images)  


Australia's first white visitors assumed that Aboriginal people did not build permanent dwellings or shelters, which became one of the reasons for the continent's invasion. But was this true?

The Aboriginal Huts of Eendracht's Land Traditional Aboriginal Shelters  (Images)  
Aboriginal Camps in SE Queensland Shelter Images (with descriptions)  
Carnarvon Gorge Aboriginal Rock Shelters Aboriginal houses  



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