The Whale Road: Transitioning from Spiritual Links, to Whaling, to Whale Watching in Aotearoa New Zealand (article)

This article by A. Asbjørn Jøn is a good backstory to the popular song, 'The Wellerman'. It delves into the central place of the whale in New culture and history, providing some interesting facts about the whaling station of the Weller brothers which inspired the 1830s song. Originally published in the Australian Folklore journal (29.2014), the article is courtesy of Open Journal Systems website. (645 KiB, PDF, 30 pages)

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