First Nation Farmers

First Nation Farmers

First Nation Farmers

For millennia Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have harvested Australian flora and fauna for food. Landline presents stories from its archive exploring the past and future of Australia's First Nation Farmers.

First Nation Farmers - Bunya Nuts

The fruit of the majestic Bunya Pine has been an important part of indigenous culture for thousands of years. Today many landowners consider it dangerous and garden waste but an Indigenous artist believes it deserves better.

First Nation Farmers - Native Oysters

The people of Goulburn Island in the Arafura Sea have been eating and trading oysters for centuries. Now the remote Aboriginal community has set up an oyster farm to grow black lip oysters and create jobs.

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