The Digging Stick

Project Info

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Project Description

Our project brings to light some interesting information from an old newspaper article that details an example of evidence of Aboriginal farming practices.

Data Story

"The Digging Stick" directly uses data found in a newspaper article sourced from Trove and The Australian Dictionary of Biography, sharing this information in a video to highlight the importance of Aboriginal farming practices pre-colonisation.

Evidence of Work


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Inchoate Aboriginal Agriculture by W S Campbell, Sydney Morning Herald 15th March 1913

Description of Use: We used the information in this article directly to share some more knowledge about Aboriginal practices pre-colonisation.

Data Set


🌟 Unearth references to Indigenous agricultural practises by searching archival records

Region: Queensland


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