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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Heather gave the centre a copy of the AIATSIS map identifying the various Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander language groups, as well as a coolamon, which she explained was the empty vessel symbolising the stolen children.
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.
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.
Grasses are abundant around Paruku and a dazzling array of sculptures of goannas and other animals appear in the volume; wire, yarn and bottles are used to produce stunning pieces; coolamon baskets are made from raffia and bustard feathers; and flowers, vases and nests derive from myriad materials available on the outskirts of the community.
Coolamon also faced competition from the nearby growing city of Wagga Wagga, which could offer a wider variety of retail choices.
For these two books, all of the Aboriginal words used in the original texts (like coolamon and maban) have been maintained in translation and accompanied by a German equivalent.
Coolamon Multipurpose Service, Culcairn Multipurpose Service, Dungog Community Hospital, Gundagai Health (Multipurpose) Service, Hillston Hospital and Health Service, Jerilderie Hospital and Health Service, Wilson Memorial Hospital Murrurundi & Murrurundi Community Health Centre.