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This full-colour book shows how indigenous people used the Tocal land before European settlement.  It indicates Tocal's plant species and animals at the time, and how the Wonnarua people used them for food, medicine and materials.  A unique resource for environmental and indigenous studies.

  • The Tocal environment
  • Aboriginal lifestyle
  • Wonnarua life at Tocal
  • Foods on Tocal
  • Medicinal plants


  • Plants of Cedar brush, closed forests
  • Plants of the wetlands
  • Plants of the open forests, woodlands and grasslands
  • Plants of the rivers and creeks

Title          Aboriginal land use at Tocal - the Wonnarua story       
Author(s)         Jennifer Laffan and Cameron Archer          
Pages          84         
ISBN         0 7313 0577 9          
Catalogue number          B448         
Year published          2005         
Publisher          NSW Department of Primary Industries         
Price          $22.00AUD (inc GST)

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    Phone: 1800 025 520 International: +61 2 49398888
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    Click here to fill out the order form Cat No.L B448 - Price $22.00 Tocal College, CB Alexander Campus, Paterson NSW 2421
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