Trading (A)

Australia, 1962

Film
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Episode number 2 of Series “Alcheringa (A)”.
Aborigines from central and coastal districts trade their specialities among themselves, in particular weapons of the hunt and of war. Leaving his family at their inland mia-mia, the man travels through dense bush to barter with another Aborigine, so that each may benefit from the other’s skills. They sit face to face and test each weapon for strength before returning with their new possessions. With Bill Onus.

Credits

production company

Australian Broadcasting Commission

Duration

00:13:58:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1962

Appears in

Alcheringa (A)

Group of items

Alcheringa (A)

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

303384

Language

English

Subject categories

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Ethnic identity

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Hunting

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Social life and customs

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Aboriginal Australians - Commerce

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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