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Painting of emu between six leaves

Painting of emu between six leaves

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Cutline. Warakurna to Warburton by Judith Yinyika Chambers, Dorcas Tinnimay Bennett and Martha Ward

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Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Judith Y. Chambers
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2011
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'Purlpa' by Dadda Samson, 2007

'Purlpa' by Dadda Samson, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Dadda Samson
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2007
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Spectre II

Spectre II

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Judith-Rose Thomas colle...
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Tasmania, Australia
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Judith R. Thomas
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Willy wagtails try to warn parents that Quinkin are after their children.

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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'Tjunyinkya', painted by Johnnie Scobie Tjapanangka and Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula, 1977

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Johnnie S. Tjapanangka
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1977
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mark Musindi
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'Dreaming Story at Warlugulong (Warlukulangu)' by Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri, 1976

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri
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1976
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Cosmas
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Untitled by Miriam Napanangka, 2007

Untitled by Miriam Napanangka, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kujuwarri, Western Australia, Australia
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Miriam Napanangka
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2007
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The whistle ducks fawning the rainbow

The whistle ducks fawning the rainbow

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lawrence Miller
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Women's camp at Karrinyarra, by Sandra Nampitjinpa, Mt Liebig Outstation NT

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Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Sandra Nampitjinpa
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1954
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Watercolour painting of frogs, by Diana Boyer

Watercolour painting of frogs, by Diana Boyer

Diana Boyer collection
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Untitled illustration for pages 26-27 of 'The Rainbow Serpent' (1975)

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1975
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Child's drawing ? The light coming from behind the hills by Maureen Maloney age 16, St Francis Xavier School, Daly River NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Maureen Maloney
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Calling of the Dolphins

Calling of the Dolphins

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Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Johnny Daylight-Lacey
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1999
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lucia Carlingun
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'Time Change' p.7

'Time Change' p.7

Diana Boyer collection
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Watercolour painting of a dragonfly, by Diana Boyer

Watercolour painting of a dragonfly, by Diana Boyer

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Diana Boyer
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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

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Diana Boyer
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'Minyipuru' by Rita Simpson, Rosie Williams and Dulcie Gibbs, 2007

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Canning Stock Route collection
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Rita Simpson
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2007
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'Tingarri men and Initiates at Marabindinya [Marrapintinya]', painted by Anatjari No 1 Tjampitjimpa, 1980

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Anatjari (. Tjampitjimpa
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1980
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Untitled child's drawing by Maria Garetti age 12, Daly River NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Maria Garetti
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'Mala and the bad uncles at Tjikarri (II)', painted by Johnny Warangula Tjupurrula, 1976

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Johnny W. Tjupurrula
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1976
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Untitled child's drawing by Dorothy age 10, Delores age11, Paul Carolan and John Jimarin, St Francis Xavier School, Daly River NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Child's drawing - 'Traditional life' by Maureen Maloney, Daly River NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Maureen Maloney
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Tjamu Tjukurrpa by Cecily Winiragu Yates

Tjamu Tjukurrpa by Cecily Winiragu Yates

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Cecily W. Yates
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'Cannibal Story' by Billy Atkins, 2003

'Cannibal Story' by Billy Atkins, 2003

Canning Stock Route collection
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Jigalong, Western Australia, Australia
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Billy Atkins
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Child's drawing - The whistle ducks fanning the duck by Dominica Katjirr, Daly River NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dominica Katjirr
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Child's drawing ? The bat dancing by Maureen Maloney age16, St Francis Xavier School, Daly River NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Maureen Maloney
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'Kurrkumalu' by Mayapu Elsie Thomas, 2007

'Kurrkumalu' by Mayapu Elsie Thomas, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Mayapu E. Thomas
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2007
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Warakurna Roadhouse by Roshanna Yinga Williamson

Warakurna Roadhouse by Roshanna Yinga Williamson

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Roshanna Y. Williamson
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Angela Neidacowie
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Painting on paper by Neville Poulson Japangardi, Yuendumu NT - from the story 'Why the kangaroo hops' in the book 'Djugurba. Tales from the Spirit Time' (1974), p. 62

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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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'Kartamarti' by Jukuja Dolly Snell, 2007

'Kartamarti' by Jukuja Dolly Snell, 2007

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Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, Australia
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Jukuja D. Snell
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2007
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Adrian Arniva
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'Paraku and Walmajarri People' by Veronica Lulu, 2007

'Paraku and Walmajarri People' by Veronica Lulu, 2007

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Mulan, Western Australia, Australia
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Veronica Lulu
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2007
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Child's drawing ? The frog singing by Laurie Percy age 13, Daly River NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Laurie Percy
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'Time Change' p.12, 13

'Time Change' p.12, 13

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Untitled

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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Child's drawing - 'The bat dancing' by Dorothy Nurra, St Francis Xavier School, Daly River NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dorothy Nurra
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Painting of an echidna

Painting of an echidna

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Colin Wightman
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Cecilia Martin
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Thella Nayeri
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Macauley and McDougall by Jean Burke

Macauley and McDougall by Jean Burke

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Jean I. Burke
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2011
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' Kampurrarrpa', painted by Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula, 1975

' Kampurrarrpa', painted by Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula, 1975

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula
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1975
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Men's dreaming site at Ilpitirri

Men's dreaming site at Ilpitirri

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Stockman Tjapaltjarri
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1976
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'Kumpupirntily' by Jakayu Biljabu and Dadda Samson, 2007

'Kumpupirntily' by Jakayu Biljabu and Dadda Samson, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Jakayu Biljabu
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2007
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'Time Change'

'Time Change'

Diana Boyer collection
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'Kumpupirnily' by Billy Atkins, 2008

'Kumpupirnily' by Billy Atkins, 2008

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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Billy Atkins
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Travelling Around on Camels, Mission Times by Eunice Yunurupa Porter, 2012

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Warakurna History Paintings collection no.2
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Eunice Y. Porter
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2012
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Painting by Josephine Nangala, 2007

Painting by Josephine Nangala, 2007

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Kujuwarri, Western Australia, Australia
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Josephine Nangala
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2007
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'Mapping my country' by Matilda House (Ngambri) 2015

'Mapping my country' by Matilda House (Ngambri) 2015

Matilda House collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Matilda House
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Kungkarangkalpa Attila

Kungkarangkalpa Attila

Songlines - Tjunkaya Tapaya collection
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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Dreamtime journey of the spinifex wallaby (Mala)

Dreamtime journey of the spinifex wallaby (Mala)

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Tommy S. Tjakamarra
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1976
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Painting on cardboard featuring leaf-shapes and honey ants

Painting on cardboard featuring leaf-shapes and honey ants

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Cecilia Martin
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Child's drawing ? Every living thing rejoicing by Dominica Katjirr age 16, St Francis Xavier School, Daly River NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dominica Katjirr
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dorothy Nurra
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Artwork titled 'Women's Dreaming' by Emily Kame Kngwarreye

Artwork titled 'Women's Dreaming' by Emily Kame Kngwarreye

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Emily K. Kngwarreye
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