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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. enormous mammals roamed the plains and massive crocodiles, huge 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 historical existence at the driest continent on the earth throughout the maximum environmental alterations skilled in human background: ice a long time, severe drought and inundating seas. it's chronicled via miraculous archaeological discoveries, old oral histories and the biggest and oldest paintings galleries in the world. Australia's first population have been the 1st humans to think in an afterlife, cremate their lifeless, 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 records of warfare. finally, they constructed a sustainable society in line with shared spiritual culture and far-reaching social networks around the size and breadth of Australia.

First Footprints tells the mostly unknown and beautiful tale of Australia's amazing heritage.

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