Aboriginal traders before European settlement

There are small clues if you know what you're looking for.

An Indonesian tree where it shouldn't be, a fragment of foreign pottery on a scenic northern beach.

They are markers of an annual Asian occupation of the northernmost tip of Western Australia that remains a mystery.

'This contact was happening prior to colonisation of this part of the northern coast, so it's an Asian industry working with Aboriginal traditional owners.

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01 August 2021

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Aboriginal Spirituality

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