In Australia, scarred trees have typically been created by Indigenous peoples.
South eastern Australia is well known for the often large and imposing canoe scars carefully carved into the trunks of majestic river gums, and which are a common sight near waterways and wetlands.
Yet their colourful vocabulary, accent, phonetics system and slang ('Strine') can take a lot of getting used to.
In 1788, there were about 250 separate Aboriginal languages spoken in Australia, plus dialects.
In this post I want to outline the context and primary focus of the project, with another to follow on the methods and approaches we’re using as well as some secondary issues that we’re exploring.
‘Scarred trees’ are simply trees that have some evidence of scarring as a result of people in the past removing bark or wood, engraving designs or motifs or cutting into trees for various reasons, including to collect food.
In cities like Beijing and Shanghai, some young people follow Westernized dating customs. This is useful for anyone researching Australian culture, customs, manners, etiquette, values and wanting to understand the people better.You may be going to Australia on business, for a visit or even hosting Australian colleagues or clients in your own country.There are many wedding traditions and customs which are still observed today. Each culture, religious, national, and ethnic group have their own unique traditions surrounding marriage and the wedding ceremony.