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An ancient craft

Encounters

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.


Rockingham Bay

Abe Muriata is a Girramay Elder and master basket weaver. In this film, recorded at the Girringun Aboriginal Art Centre in Cardwell in far north Queensland, Abe talks about reviving the ancient weaving techniques of his ancestors by studying baskets preserved in museums.