wirri, ( large waddy ) was potentially 1.3 metres in length,
and was also made of mulga. These were used for fighting.
It was a lethal weapon because its exterior was smoked so
that it would remain hard. Its sharp rims were also capable
of breaking one's bones. When two men were fighting, they
struck at each other alternately, until one of them gave in
or fell. This was when the fight was completed The vanquished
fighter would not be struck again.
of throwing sticks were made of lighter wood. These were used
for games and regular throwing practices, the purpose of which
was to improve throwing accuracy. A kukura measured to about
60 centimetres in length and had a bulge at one end. The wava
was curved, large and heavy, with more width at one end than
at the other. It was employed in a game where it was hurled
at a log on the ground to determine how the wava could bounce
off the log and travel