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Prau = a type of sailing boat originating in Malaysia and Indonesia that may be sailed with either end at the front, typically having a large triangular sail and an outrigger


A traditional Indonesian boat on a journey to raise awareness about the long trading history between Indonesian Muslims and Aboriginal Australians has arrived in Darwin. A Muslim group from Western Sydney has bankrolled a traditional Makassan sailing boat that’s showing young Muslims their place in Australia’s pre-colonial history.

Did Aboriginal and Asian people trade before European settlement in Darwin?


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