Spear-thrower making, including stone flaking and gum preparation

Australia, 1966

Film
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Episode number 7 of Series “People of the Australian western desert”.
Demonstrates making a spear-thrower in detail.

Credits

director

Ian Dunlop

producer

John Martin-Jones

production company

Australian Commonwealth Film Unit

Language

English

Duration

00:34:10:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

28790

Subject categories

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Ethnic identity

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Hunting

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Implements

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Social life and customs

Aboriginal Australia → Pintubi (Australian People)

Crafts & Visual Arts → Stone carving

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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