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The historic importance of the koala in Aboriginal society in New South Wales, Australia: An exploration of the archival record

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posted on 14.07.2021, 03:29 by Fred Cahir, Rolf SchlaglothRolf Schlagloth, Ian D Clark
The principal aim of this study is to provide a detailed examination of nineteenth - and early twentieth-century archival records that relate to New South Wales Aboriginal peoples' associations with koalas and gain a greater understanding of the utilitarian and symbolic significance of koalas for Aboriginal communities as recorded by colonists during the early period of colonization.

History

Volume

3

Issue

2

Start Page

172

End Page

191

Number of Pages

20

eISSN

2470-6221

ISSN

2471-0938

Publisher

The Pennsylvania State University Press

Peer Reviewed

Yes

Open Access

No

Cultural Warning

This research output may contain the names and images of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people now deceased. We apologize for any distress that may occur.

Era Eligible

Yes

Journal

ab-Original