Making a bark canoe (A)

Australia, 1962

Film
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Episode number 4 of Series “Alcheringa (A)”.
A detailed description of the processes involved in making a bark canoe. Includes the proper way to remove the heavy water-soaked bark, the steam heating to make it pliable to shape the stern and bow, and the way to sew the ends together.

Credits

production company

Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies

Duration

00:16:32:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1962

Appears in

Alcheringa (A)

Group of items

Alcheringa (A)

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

303287

Language

English

Subject categories

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Implements

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Social life and customs

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Boatbuilding

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Boatbuilding

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Canoes and canoeing

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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