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A Child's First Catch
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Fishing is highly significant in Meriam culture.

A child's first catch is celebrated by a feast in his or her honour.

...Children as young as five or six...
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childhood, food gathering, Mer, Mer
Fishing at Las
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fishing, Land Bilong Islanders, Las, Meriam culture
Farming The Sea
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fishing, Great Barrier Reef, Meriam culture, sea rights
Seafarers & Food Growers
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fishing, gardening, sea rights, seafarers
Something Deep Within Us
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fishing, Great Barrier Reef, sacred, sea rights, seafarers