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The polemics of eating fish in Tasmania: the historical evidence revisited


Taylor, R, The polemics of eating fish in Tasmania: the historical evidence revisited, Aboriginal History, 31 pp. 1-26. ISSN 0314-8769 (2007) [Refereed Article]

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2007 Aboriginal History Inc, Canberra, Australia. Apart for any fair dealing for the purpose of private study, research, criticism or review, as permitted under the Copyright Act, no part of this publication may be reproduced by any process whatsoever without the written permission of the publisher.

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The Westlake Papers form a rich but almost untapped source for Tasmanian Aboriginal history, culture and language. Now housed in the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford, they were created by amateur scientist Ernest Westlake during his journey to Tasmania in 19081910 to collect Aboriginal stone artefacts. Central to the collection are the notes Westlake made in interviews with 95 Tasmanians both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal about the lives of the traditional indigenes.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:Tasmania, history, Aboriginal, archaeology, anthropology
Research Division:Indigenous Studies
Research Group:Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, language and history
Research Field:Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history
Objective Division:Culture and Society
Objective Group:Understanding past societies
Objective Field:Understanding Australia's past
UTAS Author:Taylor, R (Dr Rebe Taylor)
ID Code:126353
Year Published:2007
Deposited By:College Office - CALE
Deposited On:2018-06-06
Last Modified:2018-07-20

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