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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In precolonial times it was most probably placed in a coolamon filled with water.
Council Socio Population Length ATSI (%) Economic Density of Roads Rating (capita/ (km) [km.sup.2]) Balranald 33 0.1 1328 6.8 Bogan 40 0.2 1352 14.4 Bombala 45 0.6 629 2 Boorowa 74 1 608 2 Bourke 37 0.1 1883 30.2 Carrathool 76 0.1 2300 6.6 Central Darling 2 0.04 1602 38.3 Coolamon 80 1.8 1275 2.6 Coonamble 6 0.4 1393 29.3 Gilgandra 16 0.9 1293 12.2 Gundagai 64 1.5 694 2.5 Guyra 27 1.1 842 10 Harden 35 2 768 4.5 Hay 21 0.3 777 5.5 Lockhart 102 1 1488 2.5 Murrumbidgee 25 0.7 590 10.2 Tumbarumba 59 0.8 465 2.4 Wakool 82 0.5 1281 2.5 Walcha 84 0.5 807 7.4 Warren 49 0.3 964 13.3 Weddin 52 1.1 968 1.8 Group Mean 48 0.72 1109.9 9.86 State Mean 76 780.9 945.36 5.3 Council Unemployment Average No.
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)." (39) The two Kangaroo dogs (Australian hunting dogs), sleeping amongst the flowers, provide protection from snakes and dingos.
Old Age Pension, Sickness Benefit, Disability Pension), and occasionally monetary benefits from a solid win at cards, study support, contract pastoral work, or the proceeds from selling an artwork, such as a painting or a locally crafted artifact like a boomerang or ngurti (coolamon, or small wooden bowl).
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!NK + Co.Inspired by the Australian Coolamon -- a traditional vessel used by Aboriginal women to carry water, native plants and food, and to cradle their babies -- this striking new piece from F!NK gives tradition a modern twist.
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.