An easy-to-read introduction to what we know about Aboriginal Astronomy, and the current state of research into this area.
Written by Prof. Ray Norris (an astrophysicist with CSIRO, and an Adjunct Professor at the Dept. of Indigenous Studies, Macquarie University), and his wife Cilla. They have spent the last five years studying Aboriginal Astronomy.
Their research has included:
- uncovering little-known academic manuscripts,
- visiting Aboriginal sites throughout Australia, including Sydney rock-art,
- spending time with the Yolngu communities in Arnhem Land.
30 page booklet