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The Spear in the stone

Author: Rhys Jones; Kim McKenzie; Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies.
Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. : Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies, 1983.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : PAL color broadcast system : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Follows the journey of two Aboriginal craftsmen accompanied by two scientists as they visit a stone quarry in one of their traditional estates in eastern Arnhem Land. The Aborigines visit the quarry to tutor younger relatives in skills of working stone and to pass on to them the significance of the site and its stone.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Rhys Jones; Kim McKenzie; Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies.
OCLC Number: 155864604
Notes: Colour recording system: PAL.
Filmed in the Northern Territory, 1981.
Credits: CREDITS: Director, Kim McKenzie.
Performer(s): Archaeologist, Rhys Jones.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (35 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Responsibility: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies.

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Follows the journey of two Aboriginal craftsmen accompanied by two scientists as they visit a stone quarry in one of their traditional estates in eastern Arnhem Land. The Aborigines visit the quarry to tutor younger relatives in skills of working stone and to pass on to them the significance of the site and its stone.

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