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Treading lightly : the hidden wisdom of the world's oldest people / Karl-Erik Sveiby and Tex Skuthorpe.

By: Contributor(s): Publication details: Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2006.Description: xxi, 262 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cmContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
  • 174114874X :
  • 9781741148749 :
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 305.89915 22
LOC classification:
  • DU124.S64 S84 2006
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Includes index.

Includes bibliography.

Nhunggabarra stories -- Paintings by Tex Skuthorpe -- Tex's story -- 1. In the beginning ... -- 2. The country is a story -- 3. The knowledge is in the story -- 4. Learning the story : the education system -- 5. Knowledge economy -- 6. Leadership : all have a role -- 7. The fourth level -- 8. The spirit of death arrives ... -- 9. The Nhunggabarra 'recipe' for sustainability -- 10. Sustain our world!

Thousands of years ago Aboriginals taught themselves how to build a sustainable society in our fragile landscape. Industralised societies are in danger of collapse because they are consuming more than our earth can provide. Towns and cities are struggling with water supply and climate change. Can we learn?

Item type Current library Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Traditional Knowledge Collection Traditional Knowledge Collection IP Australia Library Traditional Knowledge Collection 305.89915 SVE (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available 626765
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