Behind the scenes – Australian Journeys series 09 Jul 2008
From Makassar to Marege to the Museum
Curator Alison Mercieca tells the story of the Macassan trepang, or sea slug, industry. She considers the places connected by the Macassan voyagers from Indonesia and looks at the archaeological traces left on the Arnhem Land coast.
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Presenters: Alison Mercieca