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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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Jiboom

Jiboom

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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Gerald Pootchemunka
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Club

Club

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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Arnold Yunkaporta
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Spear

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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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Maria Marpoundin
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Ed
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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
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Fergus Ngakyunkwokka
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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James N. Blowhard
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Daisy Wolmby
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Sheryl Pamulkan
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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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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Lennie Koowarta
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Younger Apalach brother

Younger Apalach brother

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Don Tybingoompa
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Felicia Walmbeng
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Selina Wolmby
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Bruce Bell
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Wooden carved dove sculpture

Wooden carved dove sculpture

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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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James N. Blowhard
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Spear

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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Children's drawing of house by Neville Pootchemunka, Aurukun...

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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Neville Pootchemunka
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Spearthrower

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Enid Bowden 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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Valma Pootchemunka
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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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Barney Ngakyunkwokka
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Sculpture

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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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James N. Blowhard
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Spearthrower

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Enid Bowden collection
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Ceremonial board

Ceremonial board

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Sculpture

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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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String bag

String bag

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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Square plant fibre basket

Square plant fibre basket

Enid Bowden collection
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Winnie Moongotema
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Elvis Bowenda
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Jonah Yunkaporta
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Amelia F. Woolla
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Laurelle Poonkamela
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Wooden sculpture of "Ken Endon", or Big Name man

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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Ian Koo'oila
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Sarah Wolmby
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Rosanne Karyuka
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Rosanne Karyuka
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Gibson Pootchemunka
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Gertie Ngallametta
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The Old School

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Arnold Yunkaporta
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Spear

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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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Joe Naugan
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Spearthrower

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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Kythe Wikmunea
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Pigmented split palm leaf armband

Pigmented split palm leaf armband

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Kythe Wikmunea
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Kevin Wikmunea
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Oswald Comprabar
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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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