Peter Farmer snr. talks about using tools to scrape kangaroo skin
… important thing to the Noongars because they used to use the skin. Like I said, they used to skin the kangaroo and then either peg it to a tree or just peg it down on the ground with the fur down and the skin up. And once it dried off they used to get a bottle and just you know, all the bits of – oh, didn’t look too good so they’d scrape it all off. So they used to scrape the kangaroo just with the broken glass or sometimes just with a rock and just scrape it.
From: Peter Farmer snr., interview for South West Aboriginal Land and Sea Council, 23 July 2008
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