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Exploding the hunter-gatherer myth

May 21st, 2016

Episode 1062 of 1214 episodes

At the heart of Bruce Pascoe's Dark Emu - recently named Book of the Year in the NSW Premier's Literary Awards - is a bold assertion which explodes a foundational myth of white Australia: that Aboriginal people were nomadic hunter-gatherers. His evidence though is drawn from records that even the most conservative historian wouldn't argue with.

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