Kōrero: Teer, James

James Teer dressed in sealskin clothing

James Teer dressed in sealskin clothing

The leader of a group of shipwreck survivors who spent 18 months on the Auckland Islands in 1866 and 1867, James Teer later gave lectures on his experiences in sealskin clothes made by the castaways.

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West Coast Historical Museum
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Mary Louise Ormsby. 'Teer, James', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1993. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/mi/biographies/2t35/teer-james (accessed 15 June 2021)