Woman gathers food

Australia, 1962

Film
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Episode of Series “Alcheringa”.
To the women falls the task of collecting supplementary foods - such as witchetty grubs and yams. Use is made of a sharply pointed stick to dig under bark for grubs and to kill a lizard which wanders across their path; also to dig for yams. The daughter accompanies her mother on her daily walk and learns the art of food gathering.

Credits

director

Frank L. Few

production company

Australian Broadcasting Commission

Language

English

Duration

00:12:00:00

Colour

Black and White

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