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Shake-a-leg dance on the beach

Alfred Cort Haddon
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Haddon, Alfred Cort, 1898. Shake-a-leg dance on the beach, Torres Strait Islanders, 1’04min.

A small group of young Aboriginal men demonstrate a shake-a-leg dance on the beach at Murray Island. They perform this dance in the same location where Haddon recorded the Torres Strait Islander men’s dance.

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Shake-a-leg dance on the beach/Torres Strait Islanders- URL

Origin/location of the resource

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia- URL