Men climbing tree, Herberton, 1911

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When: 01 January 1911

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Creator: Unidentified.

Location: Herberton, Queensland.

Description: This photograph is of two Dyirbal or Jirrbal men climbing trees. Aboriginals ability to climb trees was a fascination for English immigrants.

Tree climbing was a large part of the aboriginal food gathering process. Eggs, fruit, honey, wax, possums, lizards, snakes and other native animals were gathered from trees.

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