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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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2004
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Jiboom

Jiboom

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1962
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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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Feather head ornmament

Feather head ornmament

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

Club

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1962
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Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Syd B. Kenthan
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Two-ply fibre string armband tightly wound into a circlet and tied at the ends with adhesive

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Enid Bowden collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Topsy Marbunt
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1987
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Engraving tool made from a macropod incisor

Engraving tool made from a macropod incisor

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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Gertie 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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Grant Marbendinar
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Sculpture

Sculpture

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

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Arnold Tunkaporta
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Neville Pootchemunka
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Paintbrush

Paintbrush

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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Esther 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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Kythe Wikmunea
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Law pole - Kang'khan Brothers story

Law pole - 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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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Cynthia Yunkaporta
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Oswald Coparbar
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Daphne Kawangka
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Michael Poolchernunka
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Wooden gecko sculpture 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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Nathaniel Kawangka
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Club

Club

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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Isa Yunkaporta
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Ailen Koomeeta
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The Fight

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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Owen Koomeeta
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Maria Marpoundin
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Twined pandanus string bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1975
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Joseph Chevathun
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Headdress, featuring two sets of feathers embedded in a circle

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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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Gerald Pootchemunka
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Warwick Yunkaporta
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Gibson Pootchemunka
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Shell necklace

Shell necklace

Enid Bowden collection
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Necklaces
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1987
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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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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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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Sarah Wolmby
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Gibson Pootchemunka
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Jonah Yunkaporta
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Jonah Yunkaporta
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Sheryl Pamulkan
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Enid Bowden collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Wilfred Pootchemunka
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1987
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Spear

Spear

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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Edward Pootchemunka
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Sculpture

Sculpture

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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The Hunter

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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Arnold Yunkaporta
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Debbie Marpoonbin
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Valma Pootchemunka
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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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1987
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Enid Bowden collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Wooden paddle

Wooden paddle

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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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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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Katherine 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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Joe Naugan
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Wooden carved sculpture of a bird

Wooden carved sculpture of a bird

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Darwin Marpoondin
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Rosanne Karyuka
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Wooden sculpture, 'Ta:ko', of an echidna

Wooden sculpture, 'Ta:ko', of an echidna

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Fire stick

Fire stick

Joe Ngallametta collection
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Hunting and gathering tools
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Joe Ngallametta
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