Cultural Significance of Sea Turtles

Saturday, November 8, 2014
Plaza B, C, E, and F (Sheraton)
Lauren Goldsworthy , Florida Atlantic University-Jupiter
Sea turtles are an important source of food, trade, tradition, and storytelling in Australian Aboriginal culture, which explains the culture’s continued interest in sea turtle populations. In my paper I discuss the direct link between sea turtles and aspects of Aboriginal culture.