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Title: Watercrafting : a maritime archaeological analysis of three Australian Indigenous canoes
Author: King, Zack
metadata.ebooks.dc.contributor.corpauthor: Historical Society of the Northern Territory
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Publication date: 2009
Notes: Thesis (Master. Mar. Archaeology) -- Flinders University, Dept. of Archaeology.
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Description / Abstract: This study applies maritime archaeological practice and theory to the analysis and interpretation of one sewn bark canoe and two dugout canoes collected from Melville Island during the early portion of the twentieth century. The aim of this study is to further the understanding of Indigenous watercraft through the use of maritime archaeology recording methods. How can the archaeological recording and analysis of Indigenous watercraft contribute to our understanding of Melville Island canoe building traditions and use?
Physical Description: x, 137 pages : chiefly colour illustrations ; 30 cm.
Language: English
Subject: Aboriginal Australians
Research
Aboriginal Australians -- Material culture -- Melville Island (N.T.)
Dugout canoes -- Melville Island -- Antiquites
Canoes and canoeing -- Melville Island
Subject Location: Melville Island
Citation address: http://hdl.handle.net/10070/265194
Copyright owner: Historical Society of the Northern Territory
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