The Resource Evidence of change in the vegetable diet of Australian Aborigines

Evidence of change in the vegetable diet of Australian Aborigines

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Evidence of change in the vegetable diet of Australian Aborigines
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Evidence of change in the vegetable diet of Australian Aborigines
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Summary
1) Change from food gathering economy - cultivation (yams on Western Australia coast, purslane seed cakes), semicultivation (bunya bunya - Brisbane area, notes on ownership, cooking & possible planting of seeds), closed season (grasses & buyna), food}; conservation (burial of bunya - Kabi tribe, cycad nuts - North Australia, storage of quandongs Great Victoria Desert, wild plums, Buchanania fruit, treatment after storage, purslane seed in grass case); 2) dietary changes - flour & sugar given for labour at cattle stations & missions, vitamin deficiences, occurence of dental disease; notes work on food plants & nutrition
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Irvine, Frederick Robert
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Bunya Bunya feast
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Evidence of change in the vegetable diet of Australian Aborigines
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M0034068
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0057904
Label
Evidence of change in the vegetable diet of Australian Aborigines
Publication
Control code
M0034068
System control number
0057904

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      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
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