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The Resource Aboriginal burials and sand mining on the Riverine Plain, NSW : a report to the National Parks & Wildlife Service (NSW), by Theresa Bonhomme

Aboriginal burials and sand mining on the Riverine Plain, NSW : a report to the National Parks & Wildlife Service (NSW), by Theresa Bonhomme

Label
Aboriginal burials and sand mining on the Riverine Plain, NSW : a report to the National Parks & Wildlife Service (NSW)
Title
Aboriginal burials and sand mining on the Riverine Plain, NSW
Title remainder
a report to the National Parks & Wildlife Service (NSW)
Statement of responsibility
by Theresa Bonhomme
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
ANB
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Bonhomme, T
Dewey number
994.4801
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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New South Wales
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  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Sand and gravel industry
  • Historic sites
  • Riverina (N.S.W.)
Label
Aboriginal burials and sand mining on the Riverine Plain, NSW : a report to the National Parks & Wildlife Service (NSW), by Theresa Bonhomme
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Material in this Report is sensitive and should not be quoted without the written approval of the Director of National Parks and Wildlife
  • "NESR 994.01099448 BON 1990"
Bibliography note
Bibliography: leaves [174]-[179]
Contents
Section 1 : Introduction : Aboriginal liaison -- Burial sites and sand sources on the Riverine plain -- The legislation -- Burial sites and sand mining -- The brief -- Summary of results and conclusions -- The reports -- Section 2: Aboriginal mortuary practices -- Introduction -- Current Aboriginal mortuary theory -- Summary of Meehan's thesis on Aboriginal mortuary practices -- Treatment of the body -- Disposal behaviour -- Location of burials -- Summary -- Burial site location on the Riverine plain -- Section 3: The archaeological background : Burial sites on the Riverine plain -- The Willandra Lakes -- The Darling / Anabranch lakes -- The Murray River and lakes -- Lake Victoria -- Lake Benanee -- Snaggy Bend -- Tuckers Creek -- Mallee cliffs burial -- Fletchers Lake -- The Wakool River area -- Barham -- The Wakool lakes -- Moama to Albury - Murray River -- Algeboia -- Moama -- Bungawunnah -- The Murrumbidgee River -- Koonadan -- The Lachlan River -- Halls Pit -- Booligal -- Mossgiel -- Cemetery sites -- Swanport, South Australia -- Roonka, South Australia -- Robinvale, Victoria -- Kow Swamp, Victoria -- NPWS site register information -- Definition of burial sites -- Description of burial sites recorded with NPWS -- Burials in sand deposits -- Discussion -- Conclusions -- Landscape history of the Riverine Plain : Climate change -- History of the rivers -- Prior streams -- Ancestral streams -- Modern rivers -- Sand deposits of the riverine plain -- Lake and lunette complexes -- Fluvially derived (source-bordering) aeolian dunes -- Aeolian dune and swale fields -- Aeolian dunes (west of the Darling River) -- Aeolian sand sheets -- Soils of the Riverine Plain -- Geomorphic mapping -- Methodology -- Air photo interpretation -- Geomorphic variation across the Riverine Plain -- Summary -- The field study : Aims -- Constraints on the survey -- Access to sites -- Inspection of sand quarries -- Krone's quarry - Howlong -- Qatta Qatta - Corowa -- Proposed quarry pit - Corowa -- Hygeer - Berrigan -- Lake Benanee - Euston -- Gol Gol Swamp - Wentworth -- Hay pit - Hay -- Variability in the presence / absence of archaeological material in sand deposits -- Field descriptions of burial sites selected for inspection (by river system) -- Lachlan River -- Murrumbidgee River -- Balranald -- Edwards Wakool river system -- Murray River -- Summary -- Section 6 : Management considerations : Aboriginal liaison -- Aboriginal attitudes to the protection of burial sites -- Examples of exisiting burial site protection strategies -- Landowner attitudes -- Dissemination of information : a)European community; b)Aboriginal community -- Factors involved in the destruction of sites -- The effect of changing cropping zone on burial sites -- The effect of broad acre cultivation, using laser levelling techniques on sites -- The effect of grazing on sites -- Sand mining and site protection -- Section 7: Conclusions : Types of burial sites identified -- Sand deposits and burial sites -- Lunettes -- Outlet creeks -- Reworked dunes -- Source bordering dunes -- Prior stream deposits -- Alluvial fan remnants -- Reworked/remant sand plain -- Future investigations -- Summary -- Section 8: Recommendations : Specific sandbodies -- Recommendations concerning sites inspected during the field survey -- Long term planning recommendations -- NWPS research programme -- Aboriginal liaison -- Shire council planning -- Recommendations for procedures to implement site assessment within each Shire Council area / LALC are -- Appendices: 1. Field survey programme 2. Progress report to LALC 3. People contacted during the survey 4. Glossary
Control code
000007723330
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
173, [40] leaves (some folded)
Governing access note
Closed access - Library Director's permission. Open copying, closed quotation. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 1 - Donation from Environmental Library collection
Isbn
9780646033020
Isbn Type
(not printed on item)
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)27508304
Label
Aboriginal burials and sand mining on the Riverine Plain, NSW : a report to the National Parks & Wildlife Service (NSW), by Theresa Bonhomme
Publication
Note
  • Material in this Report is sensitive and should not be quoted without the written approval of the Director of National Parks and Wildlife
  • "NESR 994.01099448 BON 1990"
Bibliography note
Bibliography: leaves [174]-[179]
Contents
Section 1 : Introduction : Aboriginal liaison -- Burial sites and sand sources on the Riverine plain -- The legislation -- Burial sites and sand mining -- The brief -- Summary of results and conclusions -- The reports -- Section 2: Aboriginal mortuary practices -- Introduction -- Current Aboriginal mortuary theory -- Summary of Meehan's thesis on Aboriginal mortuary practices -- Treatment of the body -- Disposal behaviour -- Location of burials -- Summary -- Burial site location on the Riverine plain -- Section 3: The archaeological background : Burial sites on the Riverine plain -- The Willandra Lakes -- The Darling / Anabranch lakes -- The Murray River and lakes -- Lake Victoria -- Lake Benanee -- Snaggy Bend -- Tuckers Creek -- Mallee cliffs burial -- Fletchers Lake -- The Wakool River area -- Barham -- The Wakool lakes -- Moama to Albury - Murray River -- Algeboia -- Moama -- Bungawunnah -- The Murrumbidgee River -- Koonadan -- The Lachlan River -- Halls Pit -- Booligal -- Mossgiel -- Cemetery sites -- Swanport, South Australia -- Roonka, South Australia -- Robinvale, Victoria -- Kow Swamp, Victoria -- NPWS site register information -- Definition of burial sites -- Description of burial sites recorded with NPWS -- Burials in sand deposits -- Discussion -- Conclusions -- Landscape history of the Riverine Plain : Climate change -- History of the rivers -- Prior streams -- Ancestral streams -- Modern rivers -- Sand deposits of the riverine plain -- Lake and lunette complexes -- Fluvially derived (source-bordering) aeolian dunes -- Aeolian dune and swale fields -- Aeolian dunes (west of the Darling River) -- Aeolian sand sheets -- Soils of the Riverine Plain -- Geomorphic mapping -- Methodology -- Air photo interpretation -- Geomorphic variation across the Riverine Plain -- Summary -- The field study : Aims -- Constraints on the survey -- Access to sites -- Inspection of sand quarries -- Krone's quarry - Howlong -- Qatta Qatta - Corowa -- Proposed quarry pit - Corowa -- Hygeer - Berrigan -- Lake Benanee - Euston -- Gol Gol Swamp - Wentworth -- Hay pit - Hay -- Variability in the presence / absence of archaeological material in sand deposits -- Field descriptions of burial sites selected for inspection (by river system) -- Lachlan River -- Murrumbidgee River -- Balranald -- Edwards Wakool river system -- Murray River -- Summary -- Section 6 : Management considerations : Aboriginal liaison -- Aboriginal attitudes to the protection of burial sites -- Examples of exisiting burial site protection strategies -- Landowner attitudes -- Dissemination of information : a)European community; b)Aboriginal community -- Factors involved in the destruction of sites -- The effect of changing cropping zone on burial sites -- The effect of broad acre cultivation, using laser levelling techniques on sites -- The effect of grazing on sites -- Sand mining and site protection -- Section 7: Conclusions : Types of burial sites identified -- Sand deposits and burial sites -- Lunettes -- Outlet creeks -- Reworked dunes -- Source bordering dunes -- Prior stream deposits -- Alluvial fan remnants -- Reworked/remant sand plain -- Future investigations -- Summary -- Section 8: Recommendations : Specific sandbodies -- Recommendations concerning sites inspected during the field survey -- Long term planning recommendations -- NWPS research programme -- Aboriginal liaison -- Shire council planning -- Recommendations for procedures to implement site assessment within each Shire Council area / LALC are -- Appendices: 1. Field survey programme 2. Progress report to LALC 3. People contacted during the survey 4. Glossary
Control code
000007723330
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
173, [40] leaves (some folded)
Governing access note
Closed access - Library Director's permission. Open copying, closed quotation. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 1 - Donation from Environmental Library collection
Isbn
9780646033020
Isbn Type
(not printed on item)
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)27508304

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