Woman gathers food

Australia, 1962

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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.

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Frank L. Few

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