By The West Macs
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Ochre has been used all over the world for decoration and painting since pre-historic times. At this location you can see the natural ochres in the cliff face here have provided a source of materials for Indigenous peoples for thousands of years. And they still provide brilliant colours for modern man too, since their shifting hues make for some excellent photos.
||Bush Medicine||ALL LOCATIONS Rhonda Inkamala talks of bush medicines for every ailment are found in the West Macs. Thousands of years of indigenous knowledge has developed a extensive 'bush' chemist.||31 10 2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||Traditional uses for Ochre||OCHRE PITS Davie Inkamala looks back at the traditional uses of ochre and how this versatile material was and is still used to this day.||30 10 2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||Ochre - Worldwide Phenomenon (Image copyright: Deborah Clarke)||ALL LOCATIONS Local Historian, Dick Kimber transports us into the world of ochre and its variety of uses by Centralian Aboriginal peoples. Photo courtesy Deborah Clarke||29 10 2010||Free||View in iTunes|