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Totems: Mer Island

HASS: Who lived here first and how do we know? (HISTORY Year 3 ACHASSK062) | What was life like for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples before the arrival of the Europeans? (HISTORY Year 4 ACHASSK083) | What do we know about the lives of people in Australia’s colonial past and how do we know? How did colonial settlement change the environment? (HISTORY Year 5 ACHASSK107) > SCIENCE: Living things, including plants and animals, depend on each other and the environment to survive (BIOLOGICAL Year 4 ACSSU073) | Living things have structural features and adaptations that help them to survive in their environment (BIOLOGICAL Year 5 ACSSU043)

Totems: Mer Island


  • Bag: Woven + box
  • Basket: Woven, Blue Packing Strap
  • Clapper: Bamboo
  • Dress: Floral, Girl's
  • Fan: Palm Frond, Torres Strait Islands
  • Feast Decoration: Woven, Bird
  • Flag: Torres Strait Islands
  • Headdress: Feather, Cassowary
  • Jewellery
  • Skirt: Grass, Torres Strait Islands


  • Carapace (Dorsal Shell): Turtle, Green, Juvenile
  • Shell: Bivalve, Pearl + box

QM Loans | 122 Gerler Road Hendra Queensland 4011 | Email: loans@qm.qld.gov.au
Open 9am to 5pm weekdays (to 5:15pm Monday & Friday) | Closed weekends & public holidays

58 x 38 x 33 cm
12 kg
Kit - Resource (box)