The Tasmanians

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Methuen Australia, 1982 - Aboriginal Australians - 25 pages
Geographical description of Tasmania; information about the climate and terrain, including wind activity; some detail of the nine language groups and physical characteristics; references to food gathering both past and present; descriptions of tools and other aretefacts, as well as the ways Tasmanian Aboriginal people manufactured clothes and shelter; reproduction of petroglyph on Three Hummocks Island; some comparisons with other Australian Aboriginal language groups; explanation of the separation of mainland Tasmania from mainland Australia; includes archaeological references; simple explanation about Aboriginal survivors of the race wars; inclusive of present-day Tasmanian Aboriginal people; some terms that would be considered offensive; provides a list of "things to do" and a time line; Aboriginal flag pictured upside down.

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