Deep History

Claire Smith, Daryl Wesley, Mike Smith, Kellie Pollard

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This chapter focuses on the first people of Australia and on the technical changes these people made over time to adjust to an ever-changing environment. Deep history is a term used to describe the vast expanse of time before British colonisation. A great amount can be told from archaeological and geological research as well as from oral histories.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationJunior Atlas of Indigenous Australia
EditorsBill Arthur, Victoria Morgan
Place of PublicationSydney
PublisherMacquarie Dictionary Publishers
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)9781760984717
Publication statusPublished - 18 Feb 2022


  • Indigenous Australia
  • Indigenous colonisation
  • Deep history
  • archaeology

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