[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/DP130100802]
Researchers Prof Peter Veth; Prof Alistair Paterson; Prof Mark Basgall; Prof David Zeanah; Dr Tiina Manne; Dr Christa Placzek; Dr Brian Codding; Ms Corioli Souter
Brief description This project will study human occupation from exceptionally rich sites on Barrow Island, located off northwest Australia, profiling a continuous reliance on coastal resources until isolation. Whaling and pearling started in the nineteenth century using Indigenous labourers after a 7,000 year gap in human occupation.
Funding Amount $1,175,000
Funding Scheme Discovery Projects