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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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Sculpture

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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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Noel Ngallametta
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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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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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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Cynthia Yunkaporta
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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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Adam 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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Kevin Wikmunea
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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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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Weston Koomeeta
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Wooden sculpture of

Wooden sculpture of "Ken Endon", or Big Name man

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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1962
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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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James N. Blowhard
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Darwin Marpoondin
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Ian Pootchemunka
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Club

Club

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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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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Kevin Wikmunea
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Engraver made with macropod incisor

Engraver made with macropod incisor

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

Paintbrush

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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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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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String bag

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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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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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2004
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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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Boomerang

Boomerang

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Holroyd River, Queensland, Australia
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Desley Marpoondin
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Ian Koo'oila
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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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Kythe Wikmunea
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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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Grant Marbendinar
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Elvira Wolmby
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Nancy Ngakyunkwokka
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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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Shield -  Aurukun, QLD

Shield - Aurukun, QLD

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The spear through the man

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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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Valma Pootchemunka
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Child's drawing

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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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Plover

Plover

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Spear

Spear

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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Barney Ngakyunkwokka
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Semi-circular head ornament

Semi-circular head ornament

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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Sharon Ngallametta
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Simeon Arkwookerum
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Helen Bwtoonda
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Kythe Wikmunea
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Our Speakers

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Nathaniel Kawangka
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Margaret Landis
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Neville Pootchemunka
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Charcoal sample

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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Shell necklace

Shell necklace

Enid Bowden collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Fire drill set

Fire drill set

Kenlock Yunkaporta collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Kenlock Yunkaporta
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Esther Wolmby
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James N. Blowhard
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Valma Pootchemunka
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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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