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Jiboom

Jiboom

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Wood carvings
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1962
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Fire stick set

Fire stick set

Joe Ngallametta collection
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Fire-making equipment
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Joe Ngallametta
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Terence Pootchemunka
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Elvira Wolmby
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Lynette Tydingoompa
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Neil Yunkaporta
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Valma Pootchemunka
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Wooden paddle

Wooden paddle

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Paddles
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Spear

Spear

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1962
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Paintbrush

Paintbrush

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Headdress consisting of a large flat piece of resin with a single layer of white cockatoo feathers

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Silas Wolmby collection
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Headdresses
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Silas Wolmby
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1999
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A Relative

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Arnold Yunkaporta
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Pigmented armband made from strip of palm leaf with ends sewn together

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Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1962
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Stan Kalkeeyorta
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Desmond
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Samuel
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Grant Marbendinar
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Lurline
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Desmond Koongotema
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Paintbrush

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Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1962
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String bag

String bag

Enid Bowden collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1987
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Lurline Koowarta
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Kang'khan Brothers story

Kang'khan Brothers story

Joe Ngallametta collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Joe Ngallametta
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Paintbrush

Paintbrush

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Sculpture

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Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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The spear through the man

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Pamela Ngallametta
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Pigmented split palm leaf armband

Pigmented split palm leaf armband

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Colleen Kawangka
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Widow's mourning string body ornament - Aurukun

Widow's mourning string body ornament - Aurukun

Enid Bowden collection
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Personal adornments
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Sammy Kerindun
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Ailen Koomeeta
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Desley Marpoondin
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Fire drill set

Fire drill set

Kenlock Yunkaporta collection
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Fire-making equipment
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Kenlock Yunkaporta
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Margaret Landis
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Adam Yunkaporta
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Elvira Wolmby
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Round woven plant fibre basket

Round woven plant fibre basket

Enid Bowden collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Our Speakers

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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Arnold Yunkaporta
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Wooden carved sculpture of a bird

Wooden carved sculpture of a bird

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Carved wooden gecko sculpture, with shell eyes, and pigmented with a longitudinal diamond design

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Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Margaret Landis
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Weapon - Spear

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Pamela Ngallametta
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Syd B. Kenthan
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Desley Koowarta
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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David Bell
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Gordon
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Simeon Arkwookerum
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Barney Ngakyunkwokka
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Pigmented split palm leaf armband

Pigmented split palm leaf armband

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Pigmented split palm leaf armband

Pigmented split palm leaf armband

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Ningkushun

Ningkushun

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Paintbrush

Paintbrush

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Nathaniel Kawangka
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Maria Marpoundin
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Valma Pootchemunka
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