The Men with the Bamboo Harpoons
       
     
 Shark jaws and strips of whale meat drying in the sun. 
       
     
 Some islanders were trying to show me the magical properties of an orca tooth. 
       
     
 One of the best harpoonists in the village, this guy has personally slain around 100 sperm whales with hand-thrown spears. 
       
     
 Taking five together after an interview. 
       
     
The Men with the Bamboo Harpoons
       
     
The Men with the Bamboo Harpoons

My longform story on the aboriginal whalers of Lemalera, first published in Roads and Kingdoms, and then picked up by Playboy

 Shark jaws and strips of whale meat drying in the sun. 
       
     

Shark jaws and strips of whale meat drying in the sun. 

 Some islanders were trying to show me the magical properties of an orca tooth. 
       
     

Some islanders were trying to show me the magical properties of an orca tooth. 

 One of the best harpoonists in the village, this guy has personally slain around 100 sperm whales with hand-thrown spears. 
       
     

One of the best harpoonists in the village, this guy has personally slain around 100 sperm whales with hand-thrown spears. 

 Taking five together after an interview. 
       
     

Taking five together after an interview.