Scott Cane

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Scott Cane is an Australian archaeologist and anthropologist. He has lived long periods of time with the desert people of Australia, including some of the last hunter-gatherers. He is the author of Pila Nguru: The Spinifex People.[1] He appeared in the 2013 ABC TV documentary, First Footprints and authored the accompanying book of the same title. The documentary won the 2013 Walkley Award for excellence in documentaries.[2][3]

Books by Cane[edit]

  • Pila Nguru: The Spinifex People (2002)
  • First Footprints: the epic story of the First Australians (2013)[4]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Anne Loxley; Pila Nguru: The Spinifex People; Sydney Morning Herald; 3 August 2002
  2. ^ "'First Footprints' wins prestigious Walkley and ATOM Awards | Australian Archaeological Association | AAA". Retrieved 2016-03-11. 
  3. ^ "The Walkley Documentary Award « The Walkley Foundation". Retrieved 2016-03-11. 
  4. ^ "First Footprints - Scott Cane - 9781743314937 - Allen & Unwin - Australia". Retrieved 2016-03-11.