Dugong! Dugong! (A)

Australia, 1981

Film
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Commencing with the telling of an Aboriginal legend about the dugong, the film then shows the hunting, killing and cooking of the dugong by the Aborigines living on Mornington Island. Hunting is now done by motor boat as opposed to the traditional method using nets, which is re-enacted.

Credits

production company

Australian Museum

New South Wales Film Corporation

producer/director

Howard Hughes

Language

English

Duration

00:25:00:00

Colour

Colour

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