coolamon


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coolamon

(ˈkuːləmɒn)
n
Austral a shallow dish of wood or bark, used for carrying water
[C19: from a native Australian language]
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The design will consist of a collection of bronze spears and a coolamon, with accompanying seating, lighting and landscaping.
In precolonial times it was most probably placed in a coolamon filled with water.
Every depicted detail is important, as the painting "shows what [my great grandmother] took with her when giving birth: rifle, knife, dogs, blanket, and a Coolamon (wooden dish to carry the baby back in).
The communities eligible for assistance are: Albury, Berrigan, Blayney, Boorowa, Cabonne, Conargo, Coolamon, Cooma-Monaro, Cootamundra, Corowa, Cowra, Deniliquin, Forbes, Goulburn Mulwaree, Greater Hume, Gundagai, Harden, Jerilderie, Junee, Lachlan, Lockhart, Murray, Orange, Palerang, Parkes, Queanbeyan, Shoalhaven, Snowy River, Tumbarumba, Tumut, Upper Lachlan, Urana, Wagga Wagga, Wakool, Weddin, Yass Valley and Young.
In the federal seat of Hume, which took in towns and cities like Albury, Wagga Wagga, Harden, Cootamundra, Lockhart and Tumut, and the seat of Riverina, which took in Griffith, Narrandera, Temora, West Wylong, Coolamon and Ardlethan, nearly 50 percent of these committee's secretaries were Bank of NSW employees.
Jannette Phillips, a Ngunnawal elder, gave the Queen a coolamon - a multi-purpose carrying vessel that can be filled with water or fruit, while Philip was given a tie decorated with indigenous artwork and an emu caller - used to lure the birds away from their nests so hunters can gather their eggs.
An Elder with a smoking coolamon welcomes the reader on each page.
414Designs Abroad Introduces the Coolamon Vessel by F
When stubble was retained it was either flattened with stubble-bashing harrows (Coolamon Steelworks, Coolamon, NSW) in autumn or grazed intermittently by sheep.
At meetings held at Marrar and Coolamon Touchell was assaulted and had to be rescued by police.
The granite carving portrays an empty coolamon, or cradle, with water, representing tears, washing down over the faces of Aborigines who had been taken away from their parents.
NSW: Bega (through ACT Health), Coolamon, Cowra, Finley, Glenfield Park, Port Macquarie, Temora;