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Mia Mias Shelters

Mainly #wood was used for #construction of #miamias (humpies or wiltjas) by many #firstnationpeopleofAustralian. which was valuable commodity and respected. The #timber was only gathered from the ground, never cut from the #tree ( Mundan). Mia mias were mainly made from gidgee.

Stone structures

#Stonestructures of Australia were well known in the 19th century, as can be seen from the #ethnographicliterature from that time. The known structures were of a number of types, stone-walled #windbreaks, stone-walled #residentialbuildings, #stonefoundations for #houses and #shelters, #huntinghides, #foodstoragebuildings, as well as storage sites for #sacredobjects that must only be seen by #fullyinitiatedmen.



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