Aboriginal Fire Management In South-Eastern Australia: Aims And Frequency
Beth Gott, 2010
Aim: To examine the purpose of burning by Aborigines of south-eastern Australia.
Location: South-eastern Australia.
Methods: A survey of the ethnography and ecology relating to Aboriginal fire.
Results: Ecologists have only recently acknowledged the past history of Aboriginal burning. Its purpose was to maximise plant and animal food resources.
Main Conclusions: The seasonal timing and...
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