Aboriginal storytelling accurate

The importance placed on the oral traditions of Aboriginal people should be re-evaluated in light of recent developments in understanding, according to an academic from the University of New England.  A team, made up of academics from UNE and Sunshine Coast University, has compared Aboriginal stories about sea level rises to an independently established chronology of sea level rise between 18,000 and 7,000 years ago.  Professor Nicholas Reid from UNE said the team found the 21 stories analysed to be an accurate representation of what happened. For full story click here.

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