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Group of five firesticks

Group of five firesticks

Bruce Wright collection
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Firesticks
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Firestick set

Firestick set

Stan Mitchell collection
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Firesticks
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Firestick

Firestick

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Firesticks
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Firedrill

Firedrill

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Firesticks
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Kevin July, Kilipiautimi
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Firestick set

Firestick set

Joe Ngallametta collection
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Firesticks
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Joe Ngallametta
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2004
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Firestick

Firestick

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Firesticks
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1974
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Firedrill base

Firedrill base

J Davidson collection no. 1
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Firesticks
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1968
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Firestick and sheath

Firestick and sheath

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Firesticks
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Base of firestick

Base of firestick

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Firesticks
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Firedrill set

Firedrill set

Enid Bowden collection
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Firesticks
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Firestick

Firestick

Joe Ngallametta collection
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Firesticks
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Joe Ngallametta
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2004
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Firedrill base

Firedrill base

J Davidson collection no. 1
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Firesticks
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Firestick sheath

Firestick sheath

L and T Hackney collection
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Firesticks
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1900
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Firestick

Firestick

Dr William Warner collection
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Firesticks
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Firedrill

Firedrill

Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Firesticks
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Walcott Inlet, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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Firedrill set

Firedrill set

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Firesticks
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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David Mowaljarlai
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1971
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Firestick

Firestick

Dr William Warner collection
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Firesticks
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Firestick sheath

Firestick sheath

L and T Hackney collection
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Firesticks
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1900
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Firedrill

Firedrill

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Firesticks
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Firedrill

Firedrill

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Firesticks
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Not provided
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1964
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Firedrill base

Firedrill base

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Firesticks
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Port George IV, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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Firestick

Firestick

Dr William Warner collection
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Firesticks
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Firestick

Firestick

Edmund Milne collection
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Firesticks
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Firedrill base

Firedrill base

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 02/09/1974 collection
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Firesticks
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Firestick

Firestick

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Firesticks
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Firestick

Firestick

Dr William Warner collection
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Firesticks
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Firedrill

Firedrill

J Davidson collection no. 1
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Firesticks
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1968
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Firedrill base

Firedrill base

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Firesticks
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Firestick

Firestick

Edmund Milne collection
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Firesticks
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Firestick

Firestick

Dr William Warner collection
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Firesticks
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Firedrill set

Firedrill set

Kenlock Yunkaporta collection
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Firesticks
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Kenlock Yunkaporta
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1999
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Firedrill

Firedrill

Dr William Warner collection
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Firesticks
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Firestick

Firestick

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Firesticks
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Firedrill base

Firedrill base

Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Firesticks
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Walcott Inlet, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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Firedrill

Firedrill

J Davidson collection no. 1
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Firesticks
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Firedrill sheath

Firedrill sheath

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Firesticks
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Base of firestick

Base of firestick

Stan Mitchell collection
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Firesticks
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Firedrill

Firedrill

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 02/09/1974 collection
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Firesticks
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Joe Mongoloda
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1974
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Firedrill base

Firedrill base

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Firesticks
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Port George IV, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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Firestick

Firestick

Dr William Warner collection
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Firesticks
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Firestick attributed to Lake Tyres, 1930s

Firestick attributed to Lake Tyres, 1930s

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Firesticks
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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1930
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Firestick

Firestick

Douglas Seaton collection
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Firesticks
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Firestick

Firestick

Dr William Warner collection
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Firesticks
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Firedrill base

Firedrill base

J Davidson collection no. 1
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Firesticks
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1968
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Stick from firesticks set

Stick from firesticks set

Papuan Official collection
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Firesticks
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Firestick

Firestick

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Firesticks
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Firedrill

Firedrill

University of Sydney collection
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Firesticks
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Melville Bay, Gulf of Carpentaria, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Firedrill sheath

Firedrill sheath

Dr La Mont West collection
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Firesticks
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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Firestick

Firestick

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Firesticks
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1974
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Firedrill set

Firedrill set

Dr La Mont West collection
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Firesticks
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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Billy Boyle
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1964
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Firedrill base

Firedrill base

J Davidson collection no. 1
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Firesticks
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Firestick

Firestick

Stan Mitchell collection
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Firesticks
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Cane rings from firesticks set

Cane rings from firesticks set

Papuan Official collection
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Firesticks
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Firedrill base

Firedrill base

Dr Gerald Holt collection no. 1
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Firesticks
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North-Eastern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1983
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Firedrill set

Firedrill set

Stan Mitchell collection
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Firesticks
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Not provided
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1963
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Firedrill

Firedrill

Patricia Heath collection
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Firesticks
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Firedrill

Firedrill

University of Sydney collection
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Firesticks
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Base of firestick

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Firesticks
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Firedrill set

Firedrill set

University of Sydney collection
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Firesticks
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Firedrill

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Firesticks
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Kevin July, Kilipiautimi
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1965
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