Australia's Agricultural use of the Land

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Australia's Agricultural use of the Land by Mind Map: Australia's Agricultural use of the Land

1. DREAMTIME

1.1. period before living memory

1.2. spirits emerged from beneath the earth and from the sky

1.2.1. create the land forms and all living things

1.3. dreamtime stories set down the laws for social and moral order

1.3.1. establish the cultural patterns and customs.

1.3.2. answering questions about origins

1.4. Contemporary Aboriginal art is the meeting of two worlds

1.4.1. the ancient and the modern

1.4.1.1. stories of ancestors

1.4.2. using acrylic paint is a continuation of the tradition of reinforcing the Dreaming stories

2. LAND MANAGMENT

2.1. spiritual lands

2.1.1. connection to each aboriginal

2.1.2. managed and acknowledged through dreamtime

2.1.3. way of survival

2.1.4. totems

2.1.4.1. given since birth

2.2. male and female roles

2.2.1. collection of food across the land

2.2.2. food hunters

2.2.2.1. tools and weaponds handmade with found objects on land

3. LAND LAWS

3.1. indigenous people

3.1.1. recognised as owners of their land due to traditional occupation

3.1.2. recognised by the high court

3.1.3. only way to obtain secure tenure to their land

3.2. ‘caring for country’

3.2.1. central to culture and wellbeing

4. CLIMATE CHANGE THREATS TO LAND

4.1. land and soil erosion, rough seas and higher storm frequency

4.1.1. soil erosion

4.1.2. extreme weather conditions have the potential to reduce water availability