Aboriginal cooking before and after colonization

John Newton February 2021 'In writing about Indigenous foods, I propose we call them  Aboriginal Cookings rather than cuisines, a word that to  me is totally inapposite to use in regard to pre-colonial Indigenous cooking . And to justify my use of the neologism ‘cookings’ I’m going to quote Tyson Yunkaporta, the author of Sand …

Support for Indigenous wildlife management in Australia to enable sustainable use

I recently  came across this 2010 article that raised issues I had not considered about maintaining Indigenous Australians access to customary foods.  I was particularly interested in the discussion on the impact of new technologies that make hunting and fishing more productive which can in turn to over-harvesting and the discussion that follows on how …

Not a hollyhock in sight: Home gardens of three women in remote Australia in the late 19th and early 20th centuries

In February 2020 I presented a paper at the 13th New Zealand Symposium of Gastronomy and Food held at the Hamilton Gardens. In this paper I look at the gardens of two women in remote Australia to see what light they throw on how women lived in remote Australia in the later 19th and early …