Aboriginal fibre crafts of Aurukun

Australia, 1980

Film
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The traditional fibre crafts of the Aboriginal women of Aurukun are demonstrated by Annie Kalkeeyorta and Neeyum Yunkaporta, from the collection and spinning of the fibres through to the varieties of finished products. Narrated by Jane Harders.

Credits

production company

Museum Victoria

producer

Alan West

Duration

00:19:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1980

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

323519

Language

English

Subject categories

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Queensland

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Women

Aboriginal Australia → Art, Aboriginal Australian

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Spinning

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Aurukun (Qld.)

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art, Aboriginal Australian

Crafts & Visual Arts → Spinning

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Places → Aurukun (Qld.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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