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  • Volume 35 A plant macrofossil identification tool for South-Western
           Victoria
    • Abstract: Lewis, Tara M
      The 'Seeds of South-Western Victoria' database is presented here. The database is a digital collection of seed information that can be searched based on a range of seed morphological characters. Additionally it provides colour photographs of seeds and ecological detail of the plant species. It aims to facilitate plant macrofossil studies in Australia by aiding the identification of unknown sub-fossil seed material. It contains descriptions of 156 commonly occurring species of the Victorian Volcanic Plain, but design allows for continual addition of species from this region and elsewhere. The application of the database system to plant macrofossil identification, from both surface and fossil samples allows, for the first time, comparability of fossil assemblages and modern vegetation at a resolution of relevance to ecologists and conservationists. The taxonomic refinement of the pollen data provided by the macrofossils adds to a better understanding of recent vegetation dynamics and management, demonstrating the applicability of the technique to palaeoenvironmental analyses. A current application is to better understand the past environments and activities of Indigenous people on the Mt Eccles lava flow and assist in landscape restoration for potential World Heritage listing.

      PubDate: Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:57:18 GMT
       
  • Volume 35 Murnong: Much more than a food
    • Abstract: Cahir, Fred
      Unquestionably, the most impressive historical evidence for Indigenous plant management in south-eastern Australia has been brought to our attention through the work of Dr Beth Gott. Gott's (1983) paper 'Murnong - Microseris scapigiera: a study of a staple food of Victorian Aborigines' stands as an epoch in Australian ethnobotany as it clearly defined the importance of murnong as a staple food for Victorian Aboriginal people. This chapter seeks to further examine the importance of Aboriginal vegetable foods in south-eastern Australia such as murnong, from a cultural, political and economic perspective in the midst of frontier rupture during the 19th century.

      PubDate: Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:14:48 GMT
       
  • Volume 35 Knowing country, knowing food: Food security and
           Aboriginal-settler relations in Victoria
    • Abstract: Rhea, Zane Ma
      Examining Indigenous-settler relations through the lenses of food and food security, this paper finds that, in the case of Victoria, there was ample record of contestation about food for about 50-70 years after the beginning of the establishment of the colonial foothold, first in coastal encounters, and later through inland exploration and settlement. Between the 1840s and 1960s, a period of adaptation and absorption, familiar foods became reliably available to the settlers and Aboriginal people were absorbed into the emerging cash economy, being restricted in access to their traditional estates, and their subsistence way of life. Over the last 50 years, with the insistent concerns about the sustainability of European farming practices on the Australian continent raising questions about ongoing food security, the re-emergence of Koorie food cultivation methods and practices and the growing niche marketability of 'Bush Tucker' is causing renewed interest in traditional Aboriginal land care philosophies and management practices.

      PubDate: Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:14:17 GMT
       
  • Volume 35 Notes for contributors
    • PubDate: Thu, 26 Jun 2014 10:54:39 GMT
       
  • Volume 35 Waterlilies: Confessions of a failed ethnobotanist
    • Abstract: Clarke, Anne
      The illustrated short story presented in this volume dedicated to celebrating the ethnobotanical work of Beth Gott is intended to do a number of things. For one thing, it is my attempt to break away from writing about community archaeology in the formal language of academia. Community archaeology started out as a way of breaking down the barriers of archaeological fieldwork to encompass different ways of knowing and different paths of practice. Inevitably, it has become an area for academic discourse and debate far removed from the interactions that shaped the everyday experiences of living and working in a community context. By writing a story around events that really happened I want to honour and remember all the people and families on Groote Eylandt who helped me, with endless patience, learn about country, learn about culture, learn about doing things 'just like us' as my friend Mary would say, and of course, learn about plants. This brings me back to the remarkable life and achievements of Beth Gott. As you will see from the little vignettes presented here, my attempts at ethnobotany fall firmly within the realm of the enthusiastic and somewhat clumsy amateur. I am, and will continue to be, in awe of the depth of knowledge about the world of plants held both by my friends on Groote Eylandt and by Beth Gott. In my defence, I am always happy to take a bite out of any culinary offerings and to make the tea.

      PubDate: Thu, 26 Jun 2014 10:54:39 GMT
       
  • Volume 35 Usewear and phytoliths on bedrock grinding patches, Pilbara,
           north-western Australia
    • Abstract: Fullagar, Richard; Wallis, Lynley A
      Bedrock grinding patches were recorded in the Fortescue Metals Group Ltd (FMG) Rail Corridor within the Wooodstock/Abydos Aboriginal Heritage Area 130 km south of Port Hedland, Western Australia. WA State Ministerial conditions required the salvage of representative samples, residue analysis and other detailed microscopic study to investigate the technology and function of these grinding patches. Following a pilot study and experimental work, we undertook microscopic study of 159 samples - including PVS (PolyVinyl Siloxane) peels and water extractions - from 81 grinding patches, collected at six sites. The worn stone surfaces are microscopically similar to traces found on experimental and Aboriginal stone artefacts used for grinding seeds, although the development of wear patterns is variable. The most common residues were phytoliths, which indicate that grinding patches were utilised for grinding grasses of the Panicoid and Chloridoid sub-families, although the open nature of the sites means issues of taphonomy need to be considered. Spinifex phytoliths suggest seeds from this plant may also have been exploited. No traces of pigment or ochre were found. We suggest that the grinding patches are linked with food processing associated ceremonial gatherings and rock art.

      PubDate: Thu, 26 Jun 2014 10:54:39 GMT
       
  • Volume 35 Yam landscapes: The biogeography and social life of Australian
           'Dioscorea'
    • Abstract: Atchison, Jennifer; Head, Lesley
      Yams have been at the centre of key archaeological and anthropological debates, particularly as a starchy staple food. While yams have many features of relevance to both hunter-gatherer and agricultural lives, there is considerable geographic, ecological and social variability in their use and cultural significance. In the spirit of celebrating Beth Gott's historically and ecologically grounded approach to ethnobotanical research, we review the Australian biogeography of Dioscorea as well as the ethnography of yam use by Aboriginal people. Three themes emerge from this review of the literature: 1) geographic variability of yam species across the continent has important consequences for the scale and intensity of Aboriginal collection and landscape transformation, 2) gender, particularly the role of women as harvesters, figures as an important cultural dimension in yam biology, and 3) landscape knowledge, connection to country and memory are significant factors contributing to food supply and regulation. Yams have been at the centre of key archaeological and anthropological debates, particularly as a starchy staple food. While yams have many features of relevance to both hunter-gatherer and agricultural lives, there is considerable geographic, ecological and social variability in their use and cultural significance. In the spirit of celebrating Beth Gott's historically and ecologically grounded approach to ethnobotanical research, we review the Australian biogeography of Dioscorea as well as the ethnography of yam use by Aboriginal people. Three themes emerge from this review of the literature: 1) geographic variability of yam species across the continent has important consequences for the scale and intensity of Aboriginal collection and landscape transformation, 2) gender, particularly the role of women as harvesters, figures as an important cultural dimension in yam biology, and 3) landscape knowledge, connection to country and memory are significant factors contributing to food supply and regulation.

      PubDate: Thu, 26 Jun 2014 10:54:39 GMT
       
  • Volume 35 'Heritage knowledge': Indigenous people and fibre plants on the
           NSW South Coast
    • Abstract: Nash, Daphne
      On the South Coast of New South Wales, Koori artists are renewing their 'heritage knowledge' of plant resources inspired by a desire for artistic expression and cultural revival. As well as depicting plants in their paintings, individual artists at Boolarng Nangamai Aboriginal Art and Culture Studio in Gerringong are using native and exotic species in the construction of fibre art works and material objects from past lifestyles. Their interactions with plants extend beyond art and craft to a range of resource management strategies, such as planting, protecting, harvesting and processing of significant species including Commersonia fraseri, Lomandra longifolia, Baumea rubiginosa and Cyperus gymnocaulos. Together with other species, these plants are being used in both old and new ways. This paper focuses on the production and transmission of plant resource knowledge, as it is known from the past and through newly developing practices. Koori artists show how close attention to the technical processes involved in the production of fibre objects offers further insight into traditional and modern plant knowledge. The South Coast experience demonstrates that innovation from cross-cultural engagement genuinely promotes the production, representation and the transfer of ethnobotanical knowledge.

      PubDate: Thu, 26 Jun 2014 10:54:39 GMT
       
  • Volume 35 Trees from the dreaming
    • Abstract: Hercus, Luise
      It was always difficult to find someone to identify plants collected on fieldwork, particularly if one was as inexpert at preparing specimens as I was and still am. But when I sent in some plants to the Melbourne herbarium for identification in late 1979 I very promptly got back a carefully prepared identification list of my plants and a letter dated Nov. 15th, 1979 which offered to return the specimens by mail and asked me 'would you prefer some other arrangement which would assure their arrival in an undamaged state?' Never had my plant material been treated with such respect! The letter ended with the words 'please call me if there was anything else I can do' and it was signed 'Beth Gott'. This letter is typical of Beth Gott who was then and is now always willing to share her unique knowledge of the Aboriginal plant world and always ready to help others. This paper, dedicated to Beth, does not contain restricted information. The people who spoke about the trees in the Lake Eyre Basin and sang the traditional songs for them, Mick McLean, Maudie Naylon, Bingee Lowe and Sidney Stuart, were all most anxious that everyone should know about these trees, so that they would not be harmed because of ignorance.

      PubDate: Thu, 26 Jun 2014 10:54:39 GMT
       
  • Volume 35 The world and work of Beth Gott: An interview
    • Abstract: Gott, Beth; Russell, Lynette; Rhea, Zane Ma
      In this interview, Beth speaks with Lynette and Zane about her work and what has interested and inspired her throughout her career. Throughout a wide-ranging conversation, Beth discusses the development of her ideas about Aboriginal plant use and the ways that Indigenous people managed plants. She speaks of the early years of her methodical botanical research, of fieldwork trips, and of her growing knowledge of Victorian Koorie communities and the plant knowledge they shared with her. She reflects on the debates and disagreements she has had with academic colleagues - ecologists, archaeologists, historians, and scientists - challenging the epistemological foundations of their research about the interaction of Aboriginal people with their lands and waterways. Beth speaks candidly and positively about Indigenous plant food management practices and the need for all Australians to understand what Aboriginal people know about this country. She pays respects to Aboriginal people who have shared their knowledge with her and speaks of her gratitude towards them. In this interview, one gains a sense of Beth Gott, the person for whom this collection of papers has been written, and why she is held in high esteem by her colleagues, friends, and peers.

      PubDate: Thu, 26 Jun 2014 10:54:39 GMT
       
  • Volume 35 Introduction: Understanding Koorie plant knowledge through the
           ethnobotanic lens. A tribute to Beth Gott
    • Abstract: Rhea, Zane Ma; Russell, Lynette
      This paper considers the extraordinary career of ethnobotanist Beth Gott and examines her changing interests over her long involvement in research into Aboriginal plant use in south-east Australia. Combining the insights of a botanist with a detailed appreciation for the historical record and in particular the early observations of missionaries, protectors and squatters, Beth Gott created a knowledge base that is valued by Aboriginal communities throughout the south-east. Indeed we argue that her work on plant food knowledge and fire/ burning strategies have had impact on both the scientific and Aboriginal communities. This paper is offered as both an exploration of this work and a celebration of its importance.

      PubDate: Thu, 26 Jun 2014 10:54:39 GMT
       
  • Volume 35 Editorial
    • Abstract: Schaffarczyk, Sylvia
      PubDate: Thu, 26 Jun 2014 10:54:39 GMT
       
 
 
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