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Tas Aboriginal bark canoe construction

Image: Imogen Johnston.

Teangi Brown from TMAG tells of how a CT machine was used to build an Aboriginal canoe, ABC News, 20 July 2020

What can you see at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery?

Teangi Brown, Aboriginal Learning Facilitator at TMAG walks us through the ningina tunapri Tasmanian Aboriginal History and Culture Gallery.

The canoe on display in the gallery is the first to be made in 170 years. The knowledge needed to build these canoes was lost and had to be regained by using a CT machine.

Listen to the episode here

Duration: 4min 24sec
Broadcast: Mon 20 Jul 2020, 7:00pm

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