Their spears are of solid wood, and used without the throwing stick.
All spears are thrown with the 'wommera', or throwing stick.
The throwing stick is used in New Zealand, in which country Mr. Darwin describes the practice with them.
Their spears and waddas are much the same as at Sydney, they don't use the throwing stick.
They were neatly made, jagged at the head with wallaby bones, and intended for throwing in the Wommerah or throwing stick.
The men and boys each carried a throwing stick, or a digging stick tipped with iron.
The old man's spear was not barbed, and the womera or throwing stick of the same long narrow shape as at Port Essington.
They carry the same kind of spears, and the womera, or throwing stick, as are used by those in New South Wales.
He held out his throwing stick and unslung his quiver of lances.