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House of Haiku

TANKA: ‘POWER’

THE HIDDEN POWER OF INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE

Mount Chincogan: Personal photo

Oh, Mount Chincogan
Women’s ancient dreaming site
Dearest sacred place
Aboriginal power
Hidden in Songlines of land

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Mount Chincogan is a 308m mountain overlooking the Australian hinterland town of Mullumbimby in northern New South Wales, Australia. It is the central volcanic cone of a…

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