Aboriginals were the first Bread Makers.

Sunday, 19 August 2018 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Bruce Pascoe talking to a circle of people in a marquee

Who were the first bread makers? Bruce Pascoe; Author of “Dark Emu “ has found ample evidence of Aboriginal bread making disputing  the myth that aboriginal people were unsophisticated hunter gatherers.  The evidence shows that Aboriginal people were using domesticated plants, sowing, harvesting, irrigating and storing

Bruce is yarning at the annual Frontier Wars Story telling camp at the Aboriginal Tent Embassy in Canberra.

He asks why such history, that is easily uncovered, is not part of our school curriculum and suggests the fictions we are fed about pre-colonial aboriginal people in our education are a convenient lie.

Earth Matters #1153 was produced by Bec Horridge

Links:

 
ABC story about Bruce Pascoes Book "Dark Emu" : "Dark Emu argues against 'Hunter Gatherer' history of Indigenous Australians"
Bruce Pascoes website http://brucepascoe.com.au/
Frontier Wars Story Telling Camp Facebook 
For more information about the next Frontier Wars Story Telling Camp contact Graeme Dunstan on 0407951688

 

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Sunday 11:00am to 11:30am
Local, national and international environmental issues from grassroots, activist perspectives with a strong social justice focus. Distributed nationally on the Community Radio Network.

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