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Child's drawing - Mt Doreen by Susie Nangala Watson

Child's drawing - Mt Doreen by Susie Nangala Watson

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Susie Nangala Watson
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gladys
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Wooden bowl called piti

Wooden bowl called piti

RG Kimber collection no. 1
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Umbakulu, South Australia, Australia
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Mowitja
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Decorated bark container

Decorated bark container

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Piti

Piti

Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Topsy Tjulyata
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2003
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Oval-shaped iron container

Oval-shaped iron container

Scott Rainbow collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Two wooden bowls

Two wooden bowls

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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1991
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Lizard sculpture

Lizard sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Mildred Lyons
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Container made of bone

Container made of bone

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bull kelp and river reed container made by Verna Nichols

Bull kelp and river reed container made by Verna Nichols

Tayenebe collection
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Verna Nichols
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Palm leaf container

Palm leaf container

Dr La Mont West collection
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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1964
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Lew Parlette collection no. 2
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1972
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Coconut container

Coconut container

Edmund Milne collection
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Tonga
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Cylindrical bark container

Cylindrical bark container

Enid Bowden collection
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1987
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Bark container

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Sandra Wayne
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Painting on card by Harry Djagamara Nelson, Yuendumu NT - from the story 'The old dingo who had six wives' in the book 'Djugurba. Tales from the Spirit Time' (1974), p. 27

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Acrylic paintings
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Kormilda College, Berrimah, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Harry J. Nelson
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1974
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Wooden, oval elongated concave container

Wooden, oval elongated concave container

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1964
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Cocktail savoury holder

Cocktail savoury holder

Lois Grosse collection
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Japan
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Mrs Lois V. Grosse
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1945
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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Wooden container

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Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Howard Wayne
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Semi-hemispherical hollow wooden container from Orara River area, New South Wales, 1898

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Edmund Milne collection
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Orara River, New South Wales, Australia
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1898
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gladys Napangrdi Martin
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Grant
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Pigmented, cylindrical bark container

Pigmented, cylindrical bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Port George IV, Western Australia, Australia
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1985
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Goanna sculpture

Goanna sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Mildred Lyons
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Pigmented, wooden concave and elongated container

Pigmented, wooden concave and elongated container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 2
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Ian Dunlop
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1964
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Boat-shaped wooden container, painted glossy tan colour

Boat-shaped wooden container, painted glossy tan colour

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 2
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Container - wood

Container - wood

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Painting on paper by Neville Poulson Japangardi, Yuendumu NT - from the story 'Why the emu cannot fly'

Painting on paper by Neville Poulson Japangardi, Yuendumu NT...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Kormilda College, Berrimah, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Neville P. Japangardi
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1974
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Pigmented, deep, wooden concave container

Pigmented, deep, wooden concave container

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Northern Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yuendumu School
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Andrea
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kanginy
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Palm leaf container

Palm leaf container

Charles Hart collection
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Umbakulu, South Australia, Australia
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Mowitja
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Terracotta bowl with glazed sgaffito decoration by Tjunkaya Tapaya, 2005

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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Wooden container

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Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Deep concave wooden container

Deep concave wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Container made from bull kelp, river reed and tee tree string, by Jacqui Langdon

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Tayenebe collection
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Ms Jacqui Langdon
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Concave, oval wooden container

Concave, oval wooden container

Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies 28/07/1975 collection
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Wooden container with pokerwork design

Wooden container with pokerwork design

Central Australian souvenirs collection
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Beverley Nabananaka Marshall
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Lizard sculpture

Lizard sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Mildred Lyons
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Broad flattened oval, concave wooden container

Broad flattened oval, concave wooden container

University of Sydney collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1957
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Miniature wooden container with pokerwork decoration

Miniature wooden container with pokerwork decoration

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Painting on paper by Neville Poulson Japangardi, Yuendumu NT - from the story 'The Anteater & The Turtle' in the book 'Djugurba. Tales from the Spirit Time' (1974), p. 55

Painting on paper by Neville Poulson Japangardi, Yuendumu NT...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Kormilda College, Berrimah, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Neville P. Japangardi
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1974
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Bamboo bottle

Bamboo bottle

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1919
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kanginy
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Mildred Lyons
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Karina Penhall Nabangardil
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