Moth hunters of the Australian Capital Territory Moth Hunters of the Australian Capital Territory takes the reader on a fascinating guided tour to a vanished way of life and allows us to see our surroundings through new eyes This immensely readable

  • Title: Moth hunters of the Australian Capital Territory
  • Author: Josephine Flood
  • ISBN: 9780980617160
  • Page: 259
  • Format: Paperback
  • Moth Hunters of the Australian Capital Territory takes the reader on a fascinating guided tour to a vanished way of life and allows us to see our surroundings through new eyes.This immensely readable work is the most authoritative and up to date account of Aboriginal traditional life and sites in the Canberra region The title derives from the annual feasting on the BogongMoth Hunters of the Australian Capital Territory takes the reader on a fascinating guided tour to a vanished way of life and allows us to see our surroundings through new eyes.This immensely readable work is the most authoritative and up to date account of Aboriginal traditional life and sites in the Canberra region The title derives from the annual feasting on the Bogong moth which took place every summer on the summits of the Australian Alps The booklet relates particularly to what is now the Australian Capital Territory, but also to the south eastern highlands or Southern Uplands of New South Wales and Victoria.It is written for the general reader, but specialists will also find it a valuable summary of recent archaeological and ethnographic work, with full references for further reading.

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    1. Moth Hunters of the Australian Capital Territory is a fascinating booklet about the Indigenous people in the ACT region. Covering pre-history as well as their interactions with white pastoralists upon their arrival to the area, Josephine Flood appears to be thorough in her research of these tribes. The Ngunnawal and Ngarigo people lived hard lives in this region of extremes --cold winters and hot summers. Flood writes about their food, including the Bogong Moth of the title, hunting methods, lan [...]

    2. ‘It was clear that there were at least two groups in what is now the ACT when the Europeans arrived in the 1820s, and that within fifty years both groups had virtually disappeared.’This booklet provides a wealth of information about Aboriginal life and sites in the Canberra region. Feasting on Bogong moths was an annual event, which once took place every summer on the summits of the Australian Alps. These days, sadly, the Bogong moths are often attracted to the lights of the Australian Parli [...]

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