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Ordinary Meeting - "Were Aboriginal Australians the world's first astronomers?" with Ray Norris

Date: Friday 15 March 2013 - 8:00pm
Topic: Were Aboriginal Australians the world's first astronomers?
Speaker: Ray Norris
Venue: Epping Creative Centre - 26 Stanley Road, Epping
Abstract: Aboriginal people in Australia have a rich astronomical tradition such as the “emu in the sky” constellation of dark clouds, and stories about the Sun, Moon, and Orion, revealing a depth and complexity of Aboriginal cultures which are not widely appreciated by outsiders. This talk will explore the wonderful mystical Aboriginal astronomical stories and traditions and the treasury of ancient Aboriginal knowledge.
Biography: TBA

Event Date: 
Friday, 15 March, 2013 - 20:00
Epping Creative Centre, 26 Stanley Road, Epping NSW

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