“Light time” in early Noongar culture

It has often been assumed that traditional Aboriginal people lived in a timeless society. The eternal Dreamtime or Dreaming was understood to encompass past, present and future.¬† While this may be true from a mythological perspective, what goes unacknowledged is that Aboriginal hunter-gatherers had evolved over many thousands of years a functionally-appropriate system of time … Continued

Aborigines of the King George Sound region 1836-1838

This book can be purchased at¬†Hesperian Press. The collected known works of James Browne have been annotated with explanatory notes by Ken Macintyre and Dr Barb Dobson in order to provide a biographical and ethnohistorical context. Where Browne has omitted to use the traditional Noongar terms for artefacts and known ceremonial rituals, these have been … Continued