By Scott Cane

a few 60,000 years in the past, a small crew of individuals landed on Australia's northern coast. They have been the 1st oceanic mariners and this nice southern land used to be their new domestic. monstrous mammals roamed the plains and massive crocodiles, great snakes and goannas nestled within the estuaries and savannahs.

First Footprints tells the epic tale of Australia's Aboriginal humans. it's a tale of old lifestyles at the driest continent in the world in the course of the maximum environmental alterations skilled in human historical past: ice a while, severe drought and inundating seas. it's chronicled via impressive archaeological discoveries, old oral histories and the most important and oldest paintings galleries on the earth. Australia's first population have been the 1st humans to think in an afterlife, cremate their useless, engrave representations of the human face, and depict human sound and emotion. They created new applied sciences, designed ornamentation, engaged in alternate, and crafted the earliest records of struggle. finally, they built a sustainable society in response to shared spiritual culture and far-reaching social networks around the size and breadth of Australia.

First Footprints tells the mostly unknown and attractive tale of Australia's notable heritage.

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