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Sydney's Aboriginal past : investigating the archaeological and historical records / Val Attenbrow.
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D306.0899915/ATT/REF:AUSMUS
Sydney : University of New South Wales Press,
2010.
1 v.
Includes index. Previous ed.: 2002.
Bibliography: p.209-219.
This edition draws on the latest historical, archaeological, geological, environmental and linguistic research, as well as oral evidence of present-day Aboriginal people, to reveal the diversity of Aboriginal life in the Sydney region before, during and for the first thirty years of British settlement.
9781742231167 (pbk.);
https://library.australianmuseum.net.au//fullRecord.jsp?recno=47526
Geographic terms: a clarification -- 1. Introduction -- 2. The gatherers of the data -- 3. The people and their country: numbers, names and languages -- 4. The rich resources of the land and its waters -- 5. Identifying where people camped and land use
patterns -- 6. The social organisation -- 7. The foods people ate and how they were obtained -- 8. Their tools, weapons and other equipment -- 9. Shelter, clothing and personal adornment -- 10. Making use of available raw materials -- 11. Beliefs, totems, rites and ceremonies -- 13. The time line: an overview -- Sites-to-visit supplement.
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