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The ring trees of Victoria’s Watti Watti people are an extraordinary part of our heritage

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Power, J, The ring trees of Victoria's Watti Watti people are an extraordinary part of our heritage, The Conversation, The Conversation Media Group Ltd, Australia, 25 June (2018) [Magazine Article]


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Abstract

In the forests of Watti Watti Country of north-west Victoria, you can find trees, typically ancient river red gums, with their branches trained by the Watti Watti people to form rings. There is little knowledge about these marker trees beyond the community, and they are currently afforded little in the way of formalised heritage protection.

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Item Type:Magazine Article
Keywords:ring trees, Watti Watti, Wadi Wadi, red gum
Research Division:Built Environment and Design
Research Group:Urban and Regional Planning
Research Field:History and Theory of the Built Environment (excl. Architecture)
Objective Division:Cultural Understanding
Objective Group:Understanding Past Societies
Objective Field:Understanding Australia's Past
UTAS Author:Power, J (Dr Jacqueline Power)
ID Code:126811
Year Published:2018
Deposited By:Architecture and Design
Deposited On:2018-06-26
Last Modified:2018-06-27
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