“South Western Aboriginal Investigative Anthropology”
The philosophy of Macintyre and Dobson is to make information available on anthropology, ethnohistory and ethnobotany in a clear, easy-to-read style and to make the reader aware that anthropology is for everybody. It can make a difference when people understand other people’s cultures and traditions. Having spent years travelling, researching and above all talking to people, Ken and Barb intend this website to be an avenue to share their gained knowledge and insights into Western Australian Aboriginal cultural history, with a special emphasis on traditionalculture.
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Did Nyungar women practise the earliest form of acupuncture?
Early Nyungar hunter-gathers understood the efficacy of pain-relief using techniques similar to those employed in acupuncture or acupressure. These included rubbing, applying pressure and sucking painful areas on the human body. As we know ourselves the body’s natural response to pain, such as that of a headache, is to automatically rub the area (e.g. … Continued