National Geographic : 1946 Jan
© National Geographic Society Kodachrome byC.P.Mountford Beside a Water Hole Sit an Aboriginal Man and Woman with All Their Worldly Possessions The man owns a spear and spear thrower; the woman, wooden carrying dishes, grinding stones, and digging stick. These arethetools with which they wrest aliving from their arid and inhospitable homeland. They wear no clothes. In cold weather they carry burning "fire sticks" tokeep warm. Temperatures may descend to17°F.