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Yes they were originally weapons.

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Did Australian aboriginals have bows?

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No. The indigenous Australians made boomerangs, and no body parts of kangaroos were used. Now, boomerangs for tourists are churned out in their thousands in non-Australian factories.

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Who invented boomerangs?

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