Our Vancouver guide book urged us to visit the Museum of Anthropology on the campus of the University of British Columbia. We gathered our family together, jumped in a taxi and travelled out of urban Vancouver to a more verdant suburb of the city, parking outside a building nestled into a woodland. What we found, blew us away.
Boomerangs are iconic objects of Aboriginal Australian art but their meaning within Aboriginal culture is not widely known. We have just acquired a boomerang that measures an impressive 59 inches – far too lengthy to be thrown as an instrument in hunting. Boomerangs of this scale were found in western Queensland and parts of South Australia.READ MORE