Australian Geographic posters
Australian Geographic posters have, since the magazines inception, played an important part in informing our readership about the incredible flora and fauna, landscapes and history of Australia. Here, you can explore over 30 years of Australian Geographic pull-out posters: https://goo.gl/2uyF7g – mit Armaan Bhati.
Aboriginal actor David Gulpilil
has spent his adult life trying to navigate his way through two very different cultures: that of his Yolngu people and that of the colonising Australian culture. In Another Country, he gives us first-hand insight into the confusions and chaos that occur in the clash between these cultures.
At the beginning of last century the Australian Government, along with entrepreneurs, opportunists and 'do-gooders', made a concerted effort to gain control of the lands of the Yolngu people across northern Arnhem Land, along the central part of northern Australia.
The long succession of would-be cattle barons, missionaries and government agents failed to dispossess the Yolngu of their lands, but the introduction of their new ways and different laws succeeded in eroding the heart of a complex culture that was once strong, defiant and self-sufficient.
Another Country is a documentary which considers, from the inside, the ramifications of one culture being dominated by another.
Half of the Great Barrier Reef has been bleached to death since 2016
Half of the Great Barrier Reef has been bleached to death since 2016. Mass coral bleaching, a global problem triggered by climate change, occurs when unnaturally hot ocean water destroys a reef’s colorful algae, leaving the coral to starve. The Great Barrier Reef illustrates how extensive the damage can be: Thirty percent of the coral perished in 2016, another 20 percent in 2017. The effect is akin to a forest after a devastating fire. Much of the marine ecosystem along the reef’s north coast has become barren and skeletal with little hope of recovery.
Ricky Maynard - photographer
“I saw every picture. I looked into the faces of all those Aboriginal people and it was sad.
I started questioning the photographer's role. It changed my life and the way I viewed pictures.”
Ricky Maynard is an Indigenous photographer with a commitment to representing his people, and a belief in the value of documentary photography as a tool to effect social change. An important aspect of Maynard's work is to bring to light the stories of Indigenous people where they have previously been absent or distorted. His photographs mark historical sites, events and community figures of great significance to Tasmanian and mainland Aboriginal people, and speak to their struggle in a subtle, poetic, and powerful way.
Maynard was born in Tasmania, where he lives and works. He came to prominence in 1988 with a photo essay on Aboriginal Mutton bird farmers entitled The Moon-Bird People, which was commissioned for the photographic book After 200 Years: Photographic Essays of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in Australia Today (1988).
Der Referent beschäftigt sich seit 25 Jahren fast täglich mit Australien. Er bereist das Land immer wieder. Seit 1997 ist er Chefredakteur der enorm umfangreichen Website Australien-Info.de.
Länderbericht Australien via bpb
Elf abgeschlossene Themenbereiche vermitteln eine komplexe und anschauliche Gesamtdarstellung der australischen Gesellschaft, wobei vor allem wenig bekannte Facetten beleuchtet werden.
Reisebericht von Tomoko
Zoo von Adelaide
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Adelaide-Zoo/160021607359286) We exist to save species from extinction.
Das andere Ende der Welt - Den Kiwis auf der Spur
Film von Peter Kunz
Neuseeland – die Heimat der "Kiwis", wie die Neuseeländer sich selbst nennen, und die Heimat der Träume am anderen Ende der bewohnten Welt. Schon immer zogen die Inseln im Pazifischen Ozean alle Arten von Siedlern, Suchern und Auswanderern an. Neuseeland bietet noch den Raum zur Selbstverwirklichung. Nur wenig mehr als vier Millionen Menschen bevölkern eine der grandiosesten Landschaften dieser Erde ... http://www.phoenix.de/content/224227
Midnight Oil - Warakurna via YouTube
Gurrumul via YouTube
"In today’s guest post, Head of Mātauranga Māori (Head of the taonga Māori collection) at Te Papa, Puawai Cairns (Ngāi Te Rangi, Ngāti Ranginui, Ngāti Pūkenga) reflects on what decolonisation means to the museum sector and what it means to her own practice as an indigenous curator."
–Elizabeth Merritt, VP Strategic Foresight & Founding Director, Center for the Future of Museums, American Alliance of Museums https://www.aam-us.org/2018/12/17/decolonisation-we-arent-going-to-save-you/
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Australia Day - 26.01.
"Australia Day, January 26, is the biggest day of celebration in the country and is observed as a public holiday in all states and territories. On Australia Day we come together as a nation to celebrate what's great about Australia and being Australian." Provides a history of the holiday, a timeline, details about national symbols, activities for children, material for teachers (such a song lyrics), and more. http://www.australiaday.gov.au
Jetty in Busselton
5 outdoor ideen für west australien
Uluru is predominantly composed of coarse-grained arkose (a type of sandstone with an abundance of feldspar) and some conglomerate. Iron-bearing minerals weathered by oxidation give the rock its red-brown rusty colour, though fresh rock surfaces are grey. It covers 3.3 square kilometres and is 9.4 kilometres around its base. It reaches 345 metres above the plains.
Over 600 million years ago large amounts of Central Australia were below sea level within the Amadeus Basin. Rivers brought large quantities of sedimentary material into the Amadeus Basin. 500 million years ago the Basin started to rise out of the sea, and the sediment from the rivers began to form alluvial fans. The sediment from which Uluru formed came from a section one of these alluvial fans. Over time the sea re-entered the Basin and more sedimentary material was deposited then lithified.
Between 300 and 400 million years ago there was a prolonged period of mountain building; the future Uluru was tilted at almost 90° to create the present vertical orientation of the strata. There were millions more years of weathering but Uluru, Kata Tjuta (the Olgas, 35 km to the west) and Atila (Mount Connor, about 100km east of Uluru) were made of harder rock than that which surrounded them, so were less susceptible to erosion. The landscape was smoothed out by the wetter climate of 60-70 million years ago
181118 via fb. incl. fine foto in Q4 2017
Die Perlenschwester von Lucinda Riley
Wie auch ihre Schwestern ist CeCe d'Aplièse ein Adoptivkind, und ihre Herkunft ist ihr unbekannt. Als ihr Vater stirbt, hinterlässt er einen Hinweis - sie soll in Australien die Spur einer gewissen Kitty Mercer ausfindig machen. Ihre Reise führt sie zunächst nach Thailand, wo sie die Bekanntschaft eines geheimnisvollen Mannes macht. Durch ihn fällt CeCe eine Biographie von Kitty Mercer in die Hände - eine Schottin, die vor über hundert Jahren nach Australien kam und den Perlenhandel zu ungeahnter Blüte brachte. CeCe fliegt nach Down Under, um den verschlungenen Pfaden von Kittys Schicksal zu folgen. Und taucht dabei ein in die magische Kunst der Aborigines, die ihr den Weg weist ins Herz ihrer eigenen Geschichte ...
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http://www.liga-kind.de Deutsche Liga für das Kind
UN Digital Library == https://digitallibrary.un.org
Kangaroos :: DLF
In the traditional religion of Aboriginal people kangaroos are also The Dreaming of Country and essential to the re-engersing of Song Lines and Dreaming Tracks, they are Sacred Totem Animals to many Indigenous people.
By spritual dreaming Aboriginal people, for whom spirituality plays an important role in life, are able to return to the spiritual energy of the Dreamtime or Creation Time
251118 via wikitribune
Everglades house and garden
a 1930s Blue Mountains retreat, designed by famous garden designer George Sorenson, which combines the elegance and formality of European design with the ruggedness of the Australian bush. Featuring a garden theatre, a grotto pool with natural rock formations and George’s signature stone walls, this garden is not to be missed! https://www.bhg.com.au/everglades-gardens-blue-mountains
For more information, head to nationaltrust.org.au/nsw
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Lyrebird Dell and Pool of Siloam Circuit, Leura
This is a wonderful kid-friendly walk that offers a variety of scenery. Park your car at the Gordon Falls Reserve carpark and follow the Pool of Siloam sign.
You can also access Gordon Falls Reserve via the Blue Mountains Explorer Bus.
The Pool of Siloam derives its name from the "Pool of Siloam" (Birkhat Hashiloah – Hebrew) in the City of David and in the Bible is where Jesus sends a man to heal him of his blindness.
After leaving the Pool of Siloam, follow the signs to "Lyre Bird Dell".
At Lyrebird Dell there is a sandstone cave that provides shelter for a lovely picnic area. There is also a waterfall next to the cave. The cave was used as an Aboriginal shelter at least 12,000 years ago.
Follow the signs and return back to the Gordon Falls Reserve.
Gordon Falls Reserve has electric BBQ’s, toilets, children’s play equipment, and picnic tables. There are a number of artificial cave shelters, with picnic tables inside. A great spot to enjoy a snack.
Allow about 1 hour for the 1.4km loop walk. There are lot of steps.
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National Trust Australia (NSW)
is looking for an Assistant Gardener to help take care of the 5.2 hectares of graceful gardens in Leura. Everglades' gardens draw from the great traditions of European landscape design and the unique Blue Mountains bushland. They were constructed in the 1930s by Danish-born landscape gardener Paul Sorensen. https://www.nationaltrust.org.au/positions-vacant-nsw/
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Vanimans Lookout, Katoomba, #blueMountains
Walks, Tracks and Trails of New South Wales
- Seite 254 https://books.google.de/books?isbn=0643106928 - Diese Seite übersetzen Derrick Stone - 2012 - Vorschau ... Over 60 million years ago Gulaga (named by Captain Cook as Mount Dromedary) was an active volcano. Now just over 797 m high it dominates the Tilba landscape. Gulaga has great spiritual significance to the local Yuin people ... ... 021218 wg diss aus down under
gulaga-creation-tour == ... 600 dollars ... 031218 found via uncle max ... https://ngaranaboriginalculture.rezdy.com ... /44372/gulaga-creation-tour ... deep link = 404 am 250123