Making Shields 9781925398816

Making Shields

Author: Watts, R.T.

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This is an introduction to the making of shields. Australia's First People used shields as a defence and also to carry food and water. This book looks at how shields were made from trees. It then reviews the decoration and painting of shields. Shield shapes and decoration showed great variation across Australia. Examples of shields have been illustrated.

  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 24
  • Series: History of the First Australians Set 1
  • Series Number: 12
  • Publication Date: 1/06/2017
  • Publisher: Knowledge Books and Software
  • Subject: Indigenous
  • Audience: Primary
  • Reading Recovery: Level 16
  • Curriculum: Australian