Face mask of the Galwa or Mpongwe peoples, living on the northern and central coast of present-day Gabon. Made of wood, pigment, and metal. Artist unknown; 20th century. Now in the De Young Museum, San Francisco.
These are the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages that existed prior to British invasion. There were around 250 languages and around 600 dialects. Now, only 145 Indigenous Australian languages exist with 110 of them being “critically endangered”.