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
Em Gayfer, Megan Williams, Pauline Vetuna, Teishan Ahearne, Bec Horridge & Nicky Stott