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 Subsistence Activities


Scoop nets photographed in c.1912. (Photograph: F. Birtles.)

Scoop nets photographed in c.1912.

 

Rock wall fishtrap on the southwest side of Bentinck Island. (Photograph: Richard Robins.)

Rock wall fishtrap.

 

Dugong nets, barkuwen, consisted of strong rope manufactured from madarr bark, and
was fixed to two long poles. (Photograph: MacIntyre 1921.)

Fish net