Wood and water, lines and sand: Indigenous mapping and exploration in the Pacific and beyond

  • Huw Rowlands (Speaker)

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk


Using different examples from the British Library and other London collections, this talk will showcase the great variety of Indigenous mapping traditions, and shed light on the often overlooked contribution of Indigenous peoples to European exploration of the Pacific.

Co-presenting with Joy Slappnig, RHUL/RGS-IBG research student
Period21 May 2018
Held atBritish Library, United Kingdom


  • mapping
  • indigenous
  • james cook