Aboriginal history

Articles about Aboriginal history of Australia for senior couples and solo travellers interested in small group tours into outback Australia including iconis such as Mungo, Brewarinna fish traps, Arnhem land and Kakadu. 

Aboriginal History

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Mungo National Park

The Mungo Man Debate

Article for senior couples or solo travellers curious about Aboriginal history and that of outback Australia including New South Wales. Tours supported by articles such as this one about Mungo Man.

21 Sep 21 · 9 mins read
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Bundelian way NSW

The Bundian Way, New South Wales

small group tours of senior couples and mature solo travellers interested in exploring and learning about the deep Aboriginal history of Australia and the outback. The Bundian way continues the stories of learning.

16 Sep 21 · 7 mins read
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Scenic air tours of Australia

Scenic air tours of Australia

Explore outback Australia, joining a scenic air tour to reach remote places rich in Aboriginal history, landscapes few have observed as part of a small group tour for mature and senior travellers, couples or solo traveller determined to keep exploring and learning.

13 Jul 21 · 2 mins read
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Aboriginal Shell Trade

Aboriginal Shell Trade

Shells, ochre, pituri, stone axes and food where all part of an intricate set of trading routes followed to bring goods and IT to market by the Aboriginal people across Australia. Read more to learn understand in preparation for joining a small group tour for mature and senior travellers.

5 Jul 21 · 8 mins read
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Gwion Gwion Rock Paintings (Bradshaw Art)

Gwion Gwion Rock Paintings (Bradshaw Art)

Bradshaw's discovery of rock art in the Kimberley remained a challenge for many decades .This article for small group tours of senior couples and solo travellers into the Kimberley provides information about the rock art and the re-discovery.

13 Jun 21 · 11 mins read
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Historical Aboriginal Marketplaces

Historical Aboriginal Marketplaces

Article about Aboriginal history and trading routes and marketplaces in outback Australia. Supporting small group tours for senior and mature couples and solo travellers.

8 Jun 21 · 10 mins read
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How was Pituri Traded in Ancient Aboriginal Australia?

How was Pituri Traded in Ancient Aboriginal Australia?

Article highlighting the ancient Aboriginal trading routes for goods and intellectual property including Pituri. This supports Odyssey's small group tours for mature and senior travellers, couples or singles interested in learning more about Aboriginal culture before touring.

5 Jun 21 · 9 mins read
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Australian Aboriginal Paths of Migration

Australian Aboriginal Paths of Migration

Article for small group tours of mature or senior couples or solo travellers interested in learning more about Aboriginal history, Kinship, trading routes, songlines and ancient history.

2 Jun 21 · 9 mins read
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Seven Ancient Roads That Connected the World

Seven Ancient Roads That Connected the World

Trade and immigration has shaped much of the World. Article about the Silk road, Aboriginal trade routes and Pilgrims for small group tours for mature couples and solo travellers. Explores Australia, Spain, Italy and China.

2 Jun 21 · 13 mins read
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Bora Rings: Ancient Aboriginal Ceremonial Grounds

Bora Rings: Ancient Aboriginal Ceremonial Grounds

Article for mature and senior travellers, couple or solo joining an Aboriginal history small group tour of Australia. Small groups of like minded people exploring outback Australia, colonial history and Landscapes.

28 May 21 · 7 mins read
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Aboriginal Stone Trade

Aboriginal Stone Trade

Ancient Aboriginal Trade of Stone Axe and Spear Heads Ethnographic evidence from Australia shows us that the Aboriginal tribes were interconnected with another by a complex network of exchange systems from one side of the…

13 May 21 · 10 mins read
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Key Aboriginal Trade Routes of Ancient Australia

Key Aboriginal Trade Routes of Ancient Australia

Learn about the ancient trading routes that pre-dates the Silk road in this article to support small group tours for mature and senior travellers, couples and solo travellers. The routes developed technology and goods trading across the continent.

11 May 21 · 9 mins read
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Aboriginal Red ochre

Aboriginal Ochre Trade

Article for small group travellers to learn about ochre in the historic Aboriginal community of outback Australia. Mature and senior travellers explore the deep history and trading routes of Aboriginal History.

11 May 21 · 9 mins read
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Pituri

The Pituri Road: Ancient Aboriginal Trading Route

Article that adds further detail about the historic trading patterns of the Aboriginal outback for small group tours for couples and solo travellers interested in history.

18 Apr 21 · 8 mins read
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Arnhem Land Songspirals

Arnhem Land Songspirals

Article about the importance of songlines in travelling from place to place. Supports small group tours learning about Aboriginal culture of Australia for couples or singles mature travellers exploring outback Australia.

8 Apr 21 · 11 mins read
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West Macdonell ranges

Religious Beliefs of the Arrernte: Traditional Spirituality and Catholicism

Article supporting small group tour for senior couples and solo travellers of central Australia. For the Arrernte, their language goes to the core of who they are, including their cultural identity, their belief systems and their social order. Speakers do not just share the Arrernte group of languages but also an understanding of the way the world is organised and how it came to be that way. This all encompassing and enduring world view is known as Altyerre: the creation of the world and the things in it, and its external existence (often termed “The Dreaming” in English).

29 Mar 21 · 10 mins read
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Ngangkari: Traditional Aboriginal Healers of Central Australia

Ngangkari: Traditional Aboriginal Healers of Central Australia

Article about Aboriginal healers of central Australia. Article for seniors for a small group tour couples or solo travellers exploring outback Northern Territory. This is a series of articles on aboriginal communities, kinship, songlines and trade routes.

23 Mar 21 · 11 mins read
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Albany Fish Traps, Western Australia

Albany Fish Traps, Western Australia

Articles supporting small group tours for senior and mature travellers, couples and solo travelers learning about Aboriginal and colonial history. A large body of archaeological sites specifically associated with Aboriginal estuarine fishing and fishtraps lie scattered across the southwest of Western Australia.

20 Mar 21 · 7 mins read
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The Hawkesbury River

The Hawkesbury River

Explore the history of the Hawkesbury River, with its charming historic towns, natural beauty, and rich Aboriginal heritage, all just an hour outside of Sydney. Odyssey offers small group tours for mature and senior travellers, couples, and solo travelers to Australia and New South Wales.

19 Mar 21 · 7 mins read
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Budj Bim Eel Traps, Victoria

Budj Bim Eel Traps, Victoria

Article supporting small group tours for senior couples and solo travellers of significant Aboriginal farming activity and aquaculture. A UNESCO world heritage site complementary to Mungo man and lady and more. The eels farmed were then a trading asset taken along songlines (trading routes.) forming part of kinship rituals.

11 Mar 21 · 10 mins read
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