Tag Archive: Indigenous Culture

Samoan Skills: Making Coconut Milk

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Text: Garry Benson Images: © Garry Benson 2014 My friends and I enjoyed a great day at the locally named Bali’ha’i Island on the west coast of Samoa’s home island Savaiʻi, the largest… Continue reading

Check out our new section of the site: Destinations

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Good morning lovelies! To make it easier to find articles and photos of some of our favourite locations, we have created a new section of the site: Destinations. Under the tab, located on… Continue reading

Map: 365 Places

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Here is a map of all the places visited so far in the 365 Places project. Images will also be added over time.

365 Places: Shepparton

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Day 17: Shepparton, Victoria, Australia Today we are going back to Victoria, to the town where I spent 6 weeks as a secondee with Jawun – Shepparton, more affectionately known as Shep. While… Continue reading

Collaborations between culture and science: Yorta Yorta projects

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It is almost a year since I headed to Shepparton on a Jawun secondment to work with the Yorta Yorta Nation Aboriginal Corporation (YYNAC). My role was to help them to develop their social… Continue reading

A Kangaroo Tale

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Text: Garry Benson Photos: © Garry Benson 2008 Editor: Tracey Benson It was during the video shoot for ‘Painting the Song’,  a documentary on the Kaltjiti (Pitjantjatjara) Artists of the Sand Dune Country… Continue reading

Help us make 200 followers: it’s still the w’end in some parts of the globe:

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Yesterday we hit 500 likes on our travel site www.geokult-travel.com . We are really excited to share that we almost have 200 followers. We would love to make this milestone this weekend,  so if you… Continue reading

Bush Tucker

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Understanding what plants and animals were edible and how to prepare them was and is an integral part of Aboriginal cultures in Australia. Over the years, there have been a number of books… Continue reading

365 Places: Aspley

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Day 9: Aspley, Queensland, Australia Today’s post is about a place where I spent some of my formative years, a suburb in Brisbane, Aspley. When I was a child, Aspley was considered the… Continue reading

Kondoni Sculpture

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Text: ©2014 Garry Benson Images: ©2014 Garry Benson A beautiful Whale mosaic in Victor Harbor, South Australia. The Ngarrindjeri and Pitjantjatjara Aboriginal people and the local community all contributed to the project as… Continue reading