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Bruce Pascoe on the complex question of Aboriginal agriculture

This is an thrilling exchange with Bruce Pascoe whose 'Dark Emu: Black Seeds' is changing the dialogue we need to have with the country's first people and their land.
'Always was/always will be...'much more so than you may think.
The cultural assertion implicit in Pascoe's research is an absolute game changer historically, environmentally and politically because it underscores the gross lie that underpins the invasion arrogance.

His review of aboriginal agriculture drawing on the early explorers will challenge your assumptions about this land and its first peoples.

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