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The meka consisted of paperbark wrapped up with beach vines.

Meka

 

The walba was propelled using a paddle, bilirr, made from the stem and buttress root of a
mangrove tree. (Photograph: Bleakley 1917.)

walba, raft


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Last updated: Nov 24, 2011