Indigenous Use of Fire forum - REGISTRATIONS CLOSED
http://northeast.landcarevic.net.au/kiewa/events/indigenous-use-of-fire-forum Indigenous Use of Fire forum - REGISTRATIONS CLOSED 2013-11-20(Australia/Victoria / UTC1100)
from 13:30 to 17:00
|Where||Main Lecture Theatre - La Trobe University, Wodonga|
|Contact Name||Belinda Pearce|
|Contact Phone||0407 227 814|
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Kiewa Catchment Landcare Groups in conjunction with North East Catchment Management Authority (Indigenous Engagement) is delighted to Invite you to attend the "Indigenous Use of Fire" forum.
Wednesday 20th November
1.30pm - 5.00pm
Main Lecture Theatre (Building 6)
La Trobe University, University Drive, Wodonga
LIMITED PLACES - BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL
COST: $10 PER PERSON
Please register using the form below.
About the presenters:
Bill Gammage is an adjunct professor in the Humanities Research Centre at the Australian National University researching Aboriginal land management. Bill's scope is cross-disciplinary, working across fields as diverse as history, anthropology and botany. His book The Biggest Estate on Earth: How Aborigines made Australia (2011) has won numerous awards, including The Prime Minister's Prize for Australian History, the Manning Clark Award, Queensland Literary Award and the Victorian Premier's award. His book has been described as "essential reading for all Australians".
Dr Fred Cahir is a Senior Lecturer and Indigenous studies co-ordinator at the University of Ballarat. Fred's recent publications include Black Gold: Aboriginal People on the Goldfield and The Aboriginal story of Burke and Wills.
Dr Beth Gott is an Honorary Research Fellow at Monash University and a highly experienced ethnobotanist. Beth has undertaken extensive studies on plant use and management by the first people in south-eastern Australia, including how fire has been used to sustain and replenish plant species.
SORRY REGISTRATIONS HAVE NOW CLOSED.
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This event is brought to you by:
Kiewa Catchment Landcare Groups
North East Catchment Management Authority (Indigenous Engagement)
Caring for our Country