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Aboriginal Plant Use

Aboriginal Plant Use

Australian Aboriginal people have an intricate understanding of the Australian environment and a rich knowledge of plants developed over 50,000 years.

Plants have been used for food, hunting, medicinal purposes, tools, ceremonies and in most other aspects of traditional life. This inquiry investigates these interrelationships by focusing on plants in the Adelaide Botanic Garden.

Indigenous Culture for Kids

Indigenous storyteller, educator and guide Trent Hill is also available to lead early years, primary and secondary programs. These include Aboriginal Plant Use trails, Artefacts lessons and Dreamtime stories.

More information on Trent can be found on our Unique Learning Experiences page.

To contact Trent for a booking inquiry or for further information send him an email.

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