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Early Aboriginal culture

Early Aboriginal culture


It was once a widely-held belief in Australia that before contact, Aboriginal culture stood still. But forming the kinds of agricultural societies typical of English settlers just wasn t the right strategy to endure Australia s harsh conditions. Even with imported English technology, agriculture was a precarious business in Australia. Diversification was the key to surviving…


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Fashion of Australia

Fashion of Australia


A hub of fashion and beauty news and inspiration, The Fashion Journo brings you news, reviews, trends, interviews and more from people and places around the world. Think of TFJ as a fashion and beauty publication hosted on a blogging platform. With a strong focus on the Australian fashion and beauty industries, TFJ is a big supporter of up and coming Aussie talent. Focusing…


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Indigenous communities in Australians

Indigenous communities in Australians


Image copyright AIA Marieke Ceranna Image caption The closure of the Oombulgurri community in Western Australia has left it a ghost town Derby Aboriginal elder Lorna Hudson was a child when government authorities in the 1960s moved her people from tiny Sunday Island off the remote north-west coast of Western Australia to the mainland. For a time most of the Sunday Island saltwater…


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Christmas Facts kids

Christmas Facts kids


Father Christmas has two addresses , Edinburgh and the North Pole. Letters addressed to TOYLAND or SNOWLAND go to Edinburgh, but letters addressed to THE NORTH POLE have to be sent there because there really is such a place! What are the names of Santa s reindeer? Father Christmas reindeers are called Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner/Donder, Blitzen…


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Info on Christmas

Info on Christmas


Encyclopedia of Food and Culture COPYRIGHT 2003 The Gale Group Inc. Cite this article Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography. Christmas Allusions-Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary COPYRIGHT 1986 Gale Cite this article Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography. Christmas. Allusions-Cultural, Literary…


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Australian Aboriginal culture for Kids

Australian Aboriginal culture for Kids


Interesting Facts for Kids Here are some interesting Australia Facts which were chosen and researched by kids especially for kids. Name: Commonwealth of Australia Government: Democracy Population: 23, 6 million (2013) Capital: Canberra with 380, people (2013) Language: English Australia Geography Australia is the smallest inhabited continent of the seven continents can also…


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Australian Main Religion

Australian Main Religion


The old adage, not to discuss sex, politics or religion at a dinner party can be sound advice for avoiding arguments. While nothing about politics is collected in the Census, and sex is limited to “male” and “female”, religion is the question which seems to generate the most arguments around the time of the Census collection and data release. Discussions of faith and non-faith…


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Aboriginal spirituality Ethics

Aboriginal spirituality Ethics


Elder George Courchene of Sagkeeng First Nation in Manitoba, at a public hearing of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples in 1992, spoke of “Indian law” that was given to the people by the Creator at the beginning of time: “He gave them four directions. He gave them sweetgrass, the tree, the animal and the rock. The sweetgrass represents kindness; the tree represents honesty;…


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Festivals of Australia

Festivals of Australia


Last month NSW premier Mike Baird said he’d be asking his ministers to review the system for granting permits to music festivals because he’d had ‘enough’. Following a number of high-profile drug-related deaths at festivals in recent years, the hospitalisation of a 23-year-old woman who attended Field Day on New Year’s Day proved the last straw for the man in charge of the…


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Cultural Diversity statistics

Cultural Diversity statistics


March celebrates Women’s History Month in the United States. March 8, 2016 is International Women’s Day. As we celebrate women’s lives and work, how are they doing in gaining access to the positions of power and decision-making? What criteria might we use to judge? Here’s some statistics to sharpen your thinking! United States businesses making little progress in advancing…


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