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The Tasmanians.

Author: Sandra Bowdler; Tony Oliver
Publisher: North Ryde [N.S.W.] : Methuen Australia, 1982.
Series: Our people.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English
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Geographical description of Tasmania; information about the climate and terrain, including wind activity; some detail of the nine language groups and physical characteristics; references to food gathering both past and present; descriptions of tools and other aretefacts, as well as the ways Tasmanian Aboriginal people manufactured clothes and shelter; reproduction of petroglyph on Three Hummocks Island; some  Read more...
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Named Person: Aboriginal Tasmanians - Juvenile literature.; Aboriginal Tasmanians - Social life and customs - Juvenile literature.
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sandra Bowdler; Tony Oliver
ISBN: 0454003536 9780454003536 0454004494 9780454004496
OCLC Number: 27487039
Notes: Includes index.
Cover title.
Research: Sandra Bowdler; illustrations: Tony Oliver.
For children.
Description: 25 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Our people.

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Geographical description of Tasmania; information about the climate and terrain, including wind activity; some detail of the nine language groups and physical characteristics; references to food gathering both past and present; descriptions of tools and other aretefacts, as well as the ways Tasmanian Aboriginal people manufactured clothes and shelter; reproduction of petroglyph on Three Hummocks Island; some comparisons with other Australian Aboriginal language groups; explanation of the separation of mainland Tasmania from mainland Australia; includes archaeological references; simple explanation about Aboriginal survivors of the race wars; inclusive of present-day Tasmanian Aboriginal people; some terms that would be considered offensive; provides a list of "things to do" and a time line; Aboriginal flag pictured upside down.

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