Torres Strait Islander dancer. Torres Strait Islanders have a distinct culture which has slight variants within each island or community. Torres Strait Islanders are a sea-faring people, and engaged in trade with people of Papua New Guinea. The culture is complex, with some Australian elements, some Papuan elements, and Austronesian elements (also seen in the languages spoken). #Aboriginal #Indigenous #Islander #TorresStrait #Culture #Australia #Queensland #Traditional #Dancer
Some places to visit in AUSTRALIA -- Coconut Island (Poruma Island, Puruma in the local language) is an island 130km northeast of Thursday Island, Queensland, This island is one of the Torres Strait Islands. The population of the island is about 180 inhabitants. The islands have sea turtle hatcheries, bird life, .. FOR MORE info click on this photo - when in facebook click "like" then go to photos.