Seminars Conferences and WorkshopsRoyal Society of South Australia lecture - Associate Professor Amy Roberts
The April Royal Society of South Australia (RSSA) lecture will be given by Associate Professor Amy Roberts (College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences) on "An Exploration of the Aboriginal Significance of Rockshelters and Caves in the South Australian Riverland Region" 6.30 pm, Thursday 9 April.
The RSSA hold monthly meetings are currently online via Zoom, and open to the public. All current members will receive an invitation via email containing a link to the meeting. If you are not a member and would like to view the seminar email Alice Clement with your request.
This lecture will present recent research into the Aboriginal significance of rockshelters and caves in the South Australian Riverland region. Since the inception of Australian archaeology rockshelters on the River Murray have been the focus of investigation and were instrumental in demonstrating the time-depth of the Aboriginal past to non-Indigenous Australians. In this presentation previously unpublished rock art sites will be explored as well as the intricate Aboriginal narratives about these important places.