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'Two possums climbing the tree of life with bird guardian at top' by Narritjin Maymuru, Yirrkala, 1977

'Two possums climbing the tree of life with bird guardian at...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Narritjin Maymuru
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1977
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Painting depicts three human figures, one kangaroo and one string bag

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Oujaimi and Safatli collection
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Bark paintings
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Gudjekbin, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bobby B. Nganjmirra
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1965
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Bark painting depicting a shark, Groote Eylandt NT

Bark painting depicting a shark, Groote Eylandt NT

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Ngalyod The Rainbow Serpent being speared

Ngalyod The Rainbow Serpent being speared

Peter Brokensha and Bobby Bardjarai Nganjimirra collection
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Bark paintings
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Gumardir River Outstation, Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory,...
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Bobby B. Nganjmirra
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1970
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Painting depicts abstract pattern with oval shapes

Painting depicts abstract pattern with oval shapes

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ron Guthaburra
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1977
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Yawk Yawk Young Girls Dreaming

Yawk Yawk Young Girls Dreaming

Peter Brokensha and Bobby Bardjarai Nganjimirra collection
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Bark paintings
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Gumardir River Outstation, Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory,...
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Bobby B. Nganjmirra
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1970
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Bark painting depicts a shark

Bark painting depicts a shark

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mutitbuy
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1977
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Kinga the Crocodile with Djenj Trevally

Kinga the Crocodile with Djenj Trevally

Peter Brokensha and Bobby Bardjarai Nganjimirra collection
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Bark paintings
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Gumardir River Outstation, Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory,...
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Bobby B. Nganjmirra
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1970
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Likanya Singing the Yindjalarrkku Song

Likanya Singing the Yindjalarrkku Song

Peter Brokensha and Bobby Bardjarai Nganjimirra collection
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Bark paintings
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Gumardir River Outstation, Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory,...
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Bobby B. Nganjmirra
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1970
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Yoikal - the kingfish.

Yoikal - the kingfish.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bumiti 2 Dhamarrandji
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1977
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Bark painting depicting two ancestral figures

Bark painting depicting two ancestral figures

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dhundiwuy
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1977
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The Big White Barramundi

The Big White Barramundi

Peter Brokensha and Bobby Bardjarai Nganjimirra collection
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Bark paintings
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Gumardir River Outstation, Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory,...
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Bobby B. Nganjmirra
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1970
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Ngarderrhwo the short neck turtle

Ngarderrhwo the short neck turtle

Peter Brokensha and Bobby Bardjarai Nganjimirra collection
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Bark paintings
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Gumardir River Outstation, Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory,...
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Bobby B. Nganjmirra
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1970
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Shark by Maw Mununggurr

Shark by Maw Mununggurr

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Maw Mununggurr
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1977
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The Long Neck Turtle

The Long Neck Turtle

Peter Brokensha and Bobby Bardjarai Nganjimirra collection
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Bark paintings
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Gumardir River Outstation, Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory,...
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Bobby B. Nganjmirra
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1970
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Mimi Spirit and Hunting Tools

Mimi Spirit and Hunting Tools

Peter Brokensha and Bobby Bardjarai Nganjimirra collection
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Bark paintings
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Gumardir River Outstation, Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory,...
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Bobby B. Nganjmirra
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1970
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Likanaya at Sacred Water hole

Likanaya at Sacred Water hole

Peter Brokensha and Bobby Bardjarai Nganjimirra collection
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Bark paintings
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Gumardir River Outstation, Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory,...
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Bobby B. Nganjmirra
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1970
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Lightning Snakes by Wakuthi Marawili

Lightning Snakes by Wakuthi Marawili

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Wakuthi Marawili
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1977
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Namarodo Spirit by Marrainmol

Namarodo Spirit by Marrainmol

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bark paintings
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Marrainmol
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1970
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Young Girls Dreaming

Young Girls Dreaming

Peter Brokensha and Bobby Bardjarai Nganjimirra collection
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Bark paintings
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Gumardir River Outstation, Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory,...
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Bobby B. Nganjmirra
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1970
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Daymirn - a whale-like  fish.

Daymirn - a whale-like fish.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djuwali
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1977
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Painting depicts a mythical figure, spears, three skulls & possible jellyfish

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1977
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Naldumi the leader of the Ubarr Ceremony

Naldumi the leader of the Ubarr Ceremony

Peter Brokensha and Bobby Bardjarai Nganjimirra collection
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Bark paintings
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Gumardir River Outstation, Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory,...
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Bobby B. Nganjmirra
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1970
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Mimi Hunter with Fishing Spear, Hunting Spear and Wommera

Mimi Hunter with Fishing Spear, Hunting Spear and Wommera

Peter Brokensha and Bobby Bardjarai Nganjimirra collection
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Bark paintings
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Gumardir River Outstation, Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory,...
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Bobby B. Nganjmirra
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1970
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Mimi Spirits and Namaroo Spirits

Mimi Spirits and Namaroo Spirits

Peter Brokensha and Bobby Bardjarai Nganjimirra collection
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Bark paintings
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Gumardir River Outstation, Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory,...
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Bobby B. Nganjmirra
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1970
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Painting depicts two branches of yam leaves

Painting depicts two branches of yam leaves

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bulminaway
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1977
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Long and Short Yam Totems

Long and Short Yam Totems

Peter Brokensha and Bobby Bardjarai Nganjimirra collection
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Bark paintings
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Gumardir River Outstation, Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory,...
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Bobby B. Nganjmirra
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1970
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Yawk Yawk, The Youngest Daughter

Yawk Yawk, The Youngest Daughter

Peter Brokensha and Bobby Bardjarai Nganjimirra collection
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Bark paintings
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Gumardir River Outstation, Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory,...
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Bobby B. Nganjmirra
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1970
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X-Ray painting of Trevally

X-Ray painting of Trevally

Peter Brokensha and Bobby Bardjarai Nganjimirra collection
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Bark paintings
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Gumardir River Outstation, Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory,...
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Bobby B. Nganjmirra
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1970
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Lorrkon Dancer with decorated hollow log

Lorrkon Dancer with decorated hollow log

Peter Brokensha and Bobby Bardjarai Nganjimirra collection
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Bark paintings
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Gumardir River Outstation, Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory,...
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Bobby B. Nganjmirra
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1970
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Woman Spirit from water

Woman Spirit from water

Peter Brokensha and Bobby Bardjarai Nganjimirra collection
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Bark paintings
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Gumardir River Outstation, Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory,...
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Bobby B. Nganjmirra
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1970
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Thunder storm - Mungan.

Thunder storm - Mungan.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ohumariny
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1977
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Ngaljod - The Rainbow Serpent.

Ngaljod - The Rainbow Serpent.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Maralwanga
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1977
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Dillybag and Digging Stick to collect Cheeky Yams

Dillybag and Digging Stick to collect Cheeky Yams

Peter Brokensha and Bobby Bardjarai Nganjimirra collection
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Bark paintings
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Gumardir River Outstation, Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory,...
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Bobby B. Nganjmirra
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1970
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Namongul - Barramundi

Namongul - Barramundi

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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David Milaybuma
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1977
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Naldumi the leader of the Ubarr Ceremony

Naldumi the leader of the Ubarr Ceremony

Peter Brokensha and Bobby Bardjarai Nganjimirra collection
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Bark paintings
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Gumardir River Outstation, Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory,...
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Bobby B. Nganjmirra
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1970
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The Killing of Mongerrk

The Killing of Mongerrk

Peter Brokensha and Bobby Bardjarai Nganjimirra collection
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Bark paintings
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Gumardir River Outstation, Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory,...
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Bobby B. Nganjmirra
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1970
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Painting depicts a human figure, kangaroos & bandicoot

Painting depicts a human figure, kangaroos & bandicoot

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mithili
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1977
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Mimi Spirit

Mimi Spirit

Peter Brokensha and Bobby Bardjarai Nganjimirra collection
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Bark paintings
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Gumardir River Outstation, Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory,...
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Bobby B. Nganjmirra
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1970
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Likanya holding sacred water weed

Likanya holding sacred water weed

Peter Brokensha and Bobby Bardjarai Nganjimirra collection
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Bark paintings
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Gumardir River Outstation, Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory,...
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Bobby B. Nganjmirra
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1970
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Naljord - The Dreamtime Serpent.

Naljord - The Dreamtime Serpent.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Namugardabu, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kelly Bugudubu
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1977
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