Custodians of the bush

Australia, 1990

Film
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Episode number 6 of Series “Under southern skies”.
Sue Henckel travels to far north Queensland to meet Thancoupie, an Aboriginal healer, who explains the ancient tradition of holistic medicine that nurtures, heals and protects. Thancoupie provides an education on the qualities and properties of Australian native flora, showing that it is the hunter gatherers who have provided the rich source of essential substances used in modern medicines.

Credits

director

Michael Edols

producer

Mark Falzon

production company

Central Coast Media

Language

English

Duration

00:23:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

37394

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Health and hygiene

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Medicinal plants

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Healers

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Holistic medicine

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Medicinal plants

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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