Australian Aboriginal Astronomy

The links below will take you to a non-CSIRO site, Emu Dreaming, which is our main information page on Aboriginal Astronomy
Aboriginal Astronomy Home Page
Aboriginal Cultures
What is Aboriginal Astronomy?
Examples of Aboriginal Astronomy
Further reading on Aboriginal Astronomy
Sydney Rock Engravings
Credits and Copyright

This web site is dedicated to the hundreds of thousands of Indigenous Australians
who lost their lives after the British occupation of Australia in 1788.
Rock engravings at Ngaut Ngaut, which may be an example of Aboriginal Astronomy.
The rock engravings at Ngaut Ngaut, SA, which are said to represent lunar cycles. There are many tantalising examples like this throughout Australia which suggest that astronomy is an important part of many Australian Aboriginal cultures. Follow the links on the left to find out more about Australian Aboriginal Astronomy.
All material on this page © Ray Norris 2007 except where otherwise indicated. This page last updated 07-Sep-2007