This is a great interview. Russell talks about Aboriginal whalers and sealers on the south coast of Australia.
"Aboriginal men and women were an active part of the sealing and whaling
industries in the southern oceans in the nineteenth century. Even though
the historical record is incomplete, Professor Lynette Russell has
mined ships' records and sailor's journals to find individual stories of
Go here to download the post: http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/awaye/roving-mariners/5009868