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knife spear
alk nayph
alg pirab

The knife spear is called alk nayph in Oykangand (this name is borrowed from English). In Olkola it is called alg pirab.


A fifty cent piece occurs in many photos to allow for an estimation of size. The Australian fifty cent coin is approximately 32 mm in diameter.

Knife spear, Kowanyama Land and Natural Resources Management Office, Sun Mar 16 1997 [PH]

This page was created on Fri Jun 13 1997;
© 1997 Philip Hamilton/Kowanyama Land and Natural Resources Management Office