First Footprints: The epic story of the First Australians by Scott Cane PDF

By Scott Cane

a few 60,000 years in the past, a small staff of individuals landed on Australia's northern coast. They have been the 1st oceanic mariners and this nice southern land used to be their new domestic. massive mammals roamed the plains and massive crocodiles, big snakes and goannas nestled within the estuaries and savannahs.

First Footprints tells the epic tale of Australia's Aboriginal humans. it's a tale of old lifestyles at the driest continent on the earth in the course of the maximum environmental alterations skilled in human historical past: ice a long time, severe drought and inundating seas. it's chronicled via awesome archaeological discoveries, historical oral histories and the most important and oldest paintings galleries on the earth. Australia's first population have been the 1st humans to think in an afterlife, cremate their useless, engrave representations of the human face, and depict human sound and emotion. They created new applied sciences, designed ornamentation, engaged in exchange, and crafted the earliest files of conflict. eventually, they constructed a sustainable society according to shared non secular culture and far-reaching social networks around the size and breadth of Australia.

First Footprints tells the mostly unknown and desirable tale of Australia's awesome heritage.

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