- Registration number
- Item name
- Fire stick
- Indigenous name
- Associated cultural group
- Australia > Australia > Queensland > Cape York region > Aurukun
- Acquisition date
- January 01, 1950
- Acquisition method
- Foundation Donation from Aurukun Mission
- H: W: L: D: Circum:
2 firesticks bound at one end by reed and a mound of inlaid red berries.
App 1.2m. Dark wood fibre still mostly intact
The Foundation Donation comprises the items from L. P. Winterbotham's personal collection, which were donated to the University of Queensland in 1948 and form the basis of the Anthropology Museum.