Custodians of the bush

Australia, 1990

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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

producer

Mark Falzon

production company

Central Coast Media

Duration

00:23:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1990

Appears in

Under southern skies

Group of items

Under southern skies

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

37394

Language

English

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

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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