Becoming Human Differently with Earth Others
  • Margaret Somerville
  • Frances Bodkin


Featherlines are the Aboriginal storylines of the great ancestral bird beings who traversed the Australian continent and continue to shape its living and non-living forms today. The research that underpins this chapter was carried out in D’harawal country of south western Sydney in eastern Australia. Here, at Yandelora the great Pelican ancestor begins its long journey through the country of many different language groups to join up with the Bronze Winged Pigeon storyline, traversing the continent all the way to southern Australia.


Science Classroom Communicative Practice Water Bird Affective Intensity Urban Wetland 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Margaret Somerville
    • 1
  • Frances Bodkin
    • 2
  1. 1.Centre for Educational ResearchWestern Sydney UniversityAustralia
  2. 2.D’harawal Elder, Centre for Educational ResearchWestern Sydney UniversityAustralia

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