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AIATSIS map of Indigenous Australia

AIATSIS map of Indigenous Australia
Move your cursor over any area of the map to reveal the 'magnifying glass' circle. Scroll your mouse wheel to zoom in or out within the magnifying circle. On touch screens, tap once on the screen to show the magnifying circle. Then, keep your finger on the screen and move the circle around to show the zoomed in map. Purchase your map from our online store For thousands of years, the original inhabitants of Australia, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples occupied the lands with very different boundaries than today, centred on intimate cultural relationships with the land and sea. “It’s my fathers land, my grandfather’s land, my grandmothers land. The map is an attempt to represent all the language, tribal or nation groups of the Indigenous peoples of Australia. The map was developed along with the Encyclopedia of Aboriginal Australia as part of a research project. "What was before Lord Vestey born and I born? Limitations of the map Further information Related:  Aboriginal historyIndigenous AustraliansLinguistics

Top 10 Aboriginal bush medicines THE CHINESE DRANK tea from sweet wormwood leaves to cure chills and fevers, Egyptians used a herb from a plant called khella to help pass kidney stones, and all around the world, leeches were placed on sores to stop blood from clotting. While these traditional methods of treatment are well known natural cures, Australian bush medicine, much like the bush itself is still very much a mystery. "A lot of information is lost," says Dr Evelin Tiralongo a pharmacist and expert in complementary medicine from Griffith University in Queensland. According to Evelin most Aboriginal medical treatments were derived from food. Eucalyptus leaves can be infused for body pains and fevers and chills. When Aboriginal people did fall sick, they used plants in a variety of ways to quell their ills. Professor Joanne Jamie, a medicinal chemist from Macquarie University, in Sydney has compiled a database on Aboriginal plants. 1. (Melaleuca alternifolia) 2. (Eucalyptus sp.) 3. (Terminalia ferdinandiana) 4. 5. 6.

Mary Ann Bugg, the Aboriginal bushranger erased from Australian folklore Updated about 5 hours agoMon 18 Nov 2019, 6:47am Mary Ann Bugg doesn't fit the stereotype of a 19th-century woman. Often dressed in men's clothes, she was an expert horse rider and skilled bush navigator who roamed with her partner across NSW as he robbed travellers, stations, pubs and stores while eluding police. Most history books mention her as the partner of the infamous Captain Thunderbolt, the "gentleman bushranger" famed for escaping from jail on Cockatoo Island — but Mary Ann has every claim to being just as iconic. Mary Ann was a proud Worimi woman, born of an Indigenous mother and convict father near Gloucester on the mid-north coast of NSW. In 1860 she met Thunderbolt, whose real name was Fred Ward. Thunderbolt is recognised for having the longest bushranging career in NSW, but it is unlikely he would have survived for so long without Mary Ann's help. She taught the illiterate Thunderbolt to read. Who was Mary Ann Bugg? Mary Ann's story marks her as an uncommon woman for her time.

American English Dialects North American English Dialects, Based on Pronunciation Patterns Small-Scale Dialect Map The small map below is the same as the Full-Scale Dialect Map that follows, but shows the entire width of the map (on most monitors). 24-Aug.-2010 Click on any part of this map to move to the equivalent part of the Full-Scale Dialect Map. Full-Scale Dialect Map Instructions For many of the cities or towns on this map, you can listen to an audio or video sample of speech of a native (more specifically, someone who was raised there, though not necessarily born there, and whose dialect clearly represents that place). Use the scroll bars to move around on this map, or, even simpler, start at the tiny map above and click the country (U.S. or Canada) that you want to look at. The entire map is clickable, taking you to the list of samples for that state or province. Help! Data from the Atlas of North American English (ANAE) Map Notes 3: R-dropping: See Map 7.1 in ANAE chapter 7. Other Sources 1. 2. 3. / and /

Australia Relief Map Click on the map to see the main cities of Australia. The most mountainous or hilly state in Australia is Tasmania, followed by Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia, Northern Territory, and South Australia as the flattest state. The biggest range is the Great Dividing Range which is also the fifth longest mountain range in the world. Rivers that run westward from the Great Dividing Range in Victoria, New South Wales, and the southern third of Queensland flow into the Murray–Darling basin which is the most significant agricultural area in the country The Australian continent is situated below Asia. It is bordered by the Pacific Ocean in the east, the Indian Ocean to the west, the Southern Ocean and the Tasman Sea to the south, and the Timor Sea and Arafura seas to the north, and the Coral Sea to the north/east. Author & photographer: David Johnson (Virtual Oceania)

Before Time - Aboriginal history - My Place Indigenous Australian belief systems explain that creator ancestral beings gave birth to the people, and also shaped the lands and waterways, giving them spiritual significance. A scientific view hypothesises that Indigenous Australians have lived in Australia for more than 40,000 years, having arrived by boat from southern Asia. Scientific evidence shows that Tasmanian Aboriginal peoples have lived in the area for more than 30,000 years. Although the number will always be based on an informed guess, it is believed that approximately 750,000 Indigenous people populated Australia from the coasts and islands to the inland deserts at the time of colonisation. Indigenous people lived in more than 300 language groups based on their strong links, both physical and spiritual, to particular areas of land, their countries. Each spoke their own dialect or language. Some territories were more densely populated than others. People travelled within their country and sometimes to other countries.

Indigenous Ways of Knowing and Decolonial Resource List — The Asexual Quotes “We use plant, strong plant medicine, to connect in that way, to remove all the stuff that we carry in our minds, to remove all the sickness that we carry in our bodies, to remove all of this negativity that we keep in our spirits. Plant medicine heals us, cleans us, and then opens a profound understanding of our connection to the universe…” – Eda Zavalda “Doing things without thought may be a difficult concept for Western-trained minds to understand since the mind is perceived as the center of intelligence, whereas Indigenous people know that true intelligence comes as a result of suspending thought.” – Ilarion Merculieff “Broken men. “We have not to seek the truth, we have only to remove the lie that the truth can stand in all of its radiant beauty.” – Osho Zenmaster “I was told that these teachings, they aren’t anything new. “If any of you were ever taught from history books, it’s all a lie.

Lexical Distance Among the Languages of Europe « Etymologikon™ Posted by Teresa Elms on 4 March 2008 This chart shows the lexical distance — that is, the degree of overall vocabulary divergence — among the major languages of Europe. The size of each circle represents the number of speakers for that language. Circles of the same color belong to the same language group. All the groups except for Finno-Ugric (in yellow) are in turn members of the Indo-European language family. English is a member of the Germanic group (blue) within the Indo-European family. So why is English still considered a Germanic language? The original research data for the chart comes from K. Like this: Like Loading... Australia Map / Map of Australia - Facts, Geography, History of Australia - Australia whose name comes from the Latin word australis, meaning "southern", has a population of 23,480,939 and gained its independence in 1901. The initial inhabitants of Australia traveled here from far-southeast Asia, and from the Torres Strait islands. From their initial settlements in the north some 70,000 years ago, their individual lifestyles and cultural traditions eventually spread across this vast uncharted land. The first European exposure to Australia occurred in 1606, when the Dutch explorer, Willem Janszoon, sighted, then landed on the Cape York Peninsula. He found the area inhospitable and moved on. Regardless, adventurers and traders, aggressively searching for riches in the southern hemisphere, continued to sail through the northern coastal areas bordering a land the Dutch named New Holland. In 1688, on one of his three circumnavigations of the globe, William Dampier became the first British explorer to set foot on Australian land, coming ashore in Shark Bay.