There’s an incredible amount of information, agricultural information, to be gained from Australian aboriginal people if we care to look. It’s in all the explorers’ journals.
This old Sheila, not that old Sheila. That old woman, that old black woman, who had the genius to take a handful of seed and think about it, wake up in the morning and say, “I’m gonna grind that, see what happens.”
Most amazing photo in Australia today, my brother, Jonathan Jones, who’s supposed to be an artist, he’s a very good artist, but he turned himself into an archaeologist after reading Dark Emu so that’s my grand final.
Thomas Mitchell was one of the most intelligent men in the country at that time who wasn’t black. It was all yam daisy, it was all orchids, and it was all bulbine lily, and it all grew through moss
“You know nothing. You know nothing about your country or about your family, and you start with your country before you learn about your family.” This is where explorers, early settlers saw Aboriginal people harvesting grain,
Michael Jeffery states that Australia as a nation should have a common purpose to restore and maintain the health of the Australian landscape. Farmers find it hard to change and need to…