Summary

Aboriginal men usually had sets of firesticks that included a base plate, usually rectangular in form and with notches at one end indicated how they are used. The set then included a number of circular sticks and here the entire set have been wrapped with paperbark wound with string to keep it dry.

Physical Description

A set of firesticks made of wood and wrapped in paperbark and tied with vegetable fibre string.

Local Name

dhurruman/dhutji

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