Gum Preparation - Stone Flaking - Djagamara Leaves Badjar

Start watching with your public library card or university login

Gum Preparation - Stone Flaking - Djagamara Leaves Badjar

1966
18 mins

Daily life and technology of nomadic Aborigines of the Western Desert. A man prepares gum from spinifex, which is used as a general purpose cement, he strikes stone flakes for tools. He leaves his camp at Badjar.

Directors
Ian Dunlop, John Martin-Jones