Canberra Archaeological Society 15 Nov 2017
Archaeology of Lake George
Anthropologist Amy Way examines the human occupation and environmental prehistory of Lake George – a massive, resource-rich, upland freshwater lake that is unique in Australia – in an attempt to discover more about prehistoric foraging.
Canberra Archaeological Society 18 Oct 2017
Failures, disasters, fractures and lithic technology
The lessons learnt from shipwrecks, collapsed buildings and disasters such as the Avianca air crash are surprisingly useful for understanding how prehistoric artisans produced flaked stone tools.
Canberra Archaeological Society 20 Sep 2017
The Tuggeranong Schoolhouse Museum
Storyteller and curator Elizabeth Burness talks of archaeological finds and stories from the Tuggeranong Schoolhouse in Canberra’s south, from its evolution in the 1870s to its time as private residence and museum.
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Presenters: Elizabeth Burness
Canberra Archaeological Society 19 Apr 2017
Today’s Ngunawal culture and country: archaeology from an Aboriginal perspective
Ngunawal elder Wally Bell on keeping cultural and spiritual elements alive when dealing with a very scientific approach to archaeology on his country.
Canberra Archaeological Society 15 Mar 2017
The cultural riches of ancient south-east Australia
Archaeologist Josephine Flood discusses human occupation, artefacts, plants and animals, including bogong moths, in a history of archaeological excavations in the south-eastern highlands of the ACT and NSW, from Cloggs Cave, to Birrigai and Bogong Cave.