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A page from Joseph Banks’ Endeavour journal, August 1770

This journal was kept by naturalist Joseph Banks while onboard HMS Endeavour, during the first Pacific voyage of Captain James Cook from 1768 to 1771. This page includes a list of Indigenous words. It is believed to be the first recorded word list of an Australian Indigenous language.


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