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Tiwi people going to ceremonial burial

Tiwi people going to ceremonial burial

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Marianina Tipiloura
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The boys are playing basketball

The boys are playing basketball

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Emmanuel Kerinaiua
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My dad works the grader and roller

My dad works the grader and roller

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jacqueline Puautjimi
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Things I see around me

Things I see around me

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Timothy P. Kerinaiua
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Peter U. Tipiloura
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The animal crab duck

The animal crab duck

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Beverley A. Munkara
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Yirrakipayi (crocodile)

Yirrakipayi (crocodile)

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Janice Murray
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The Town Hall at Nguiu

The Town Hall at Nguiu

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Anacleta Timaepatua
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The children are playing basketball

The children are playing basketball

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Anne M. Munkara
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dymphna Kerinaina
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Legend of the Cocokotoo Woman

Legend of the Cocokotoo Woman

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Marie L. Purutatamerri
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Irramaru (Tiwi word for eagle)

Irramaru (Tiwi word for eagle)

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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John V. Orsto
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Dance

Dance

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Merlene Poantulura
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Flowers Growing

Flowers Growing

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Zelia Tipiloura
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Hunting in the mangroves

Hunting in the mangroves

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Anacleta Timaepatua
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Dancing

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Malcolm Apuatjimi
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Child's drawing

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Marie C. Kerinaiua
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Animals

Animals

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Sheila Portaminni
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I went to bush and see a horse and I ride a horse

I went to bush and see a horse and I ride a horse

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Cyril J. Kerinaiua
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Connell Tipilowra
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Things we eat

Things we eat

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Germaine Vigona
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The men are playing snooker

The men are playing snooker

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Henry V. Dunn
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Child's drawing

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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jock Pouatjimi
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The turtle and his friends

The turtle and his friends

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Michaela Tipungwuti
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Going for a ride out bush

Going for a ride out bush

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Linda Pupangamirri
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Playing Football

Playing Football

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Barry Ullungurra
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The old people smoke the crab claw

The old people smoke the crab claw

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Louis J. Tipungwuti
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The barge is bringing a house

The barge is bringing a house

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Malcolm Apuatjimi
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The water tower is filling the truck

The water tower is filling the truck

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Luke R. Apuatjimi
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Patrick Kantilla
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jeremy Apuatimi
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Pukumani Poles

Pukumani Poles

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Anacleta Timaepakua
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Wakwakini (Tiwi word for black crow)

Wakwakini (Tiwi word for black crow)

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Linda Pupangamirri
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Out Bush

Out Bush

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Thomas Portaminni
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Turtle and sea creatures

Turtle and sea creatures

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dolores Tipuamantumirri
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A Tiwi story - the eagle and the hawk

A Tiwi story - the eagle and the hawk

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Viola Kerinaiua
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The barge is coming to Bathurst Island

The barge is coming to Bathurst Island

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mario J. Munkara
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A football at Nguiu

A football at Nguiu

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lorenzo Kerinaiua
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This is my mother

This is my mother

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jackie Tipungwuti
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Francis Damien Mukwamkum
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Dancing

Dancing

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Augusta Tipungwuti
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Children's drawing of man and woman by Linda Pupangamirri, Bathurst Island NT

Children's drawing of man and woman by Linda Pupangamirri, B...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Linda Pupangamirri
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My House

My House

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Janice Murray
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Animals

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Rosemary Pilakui
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jane F. Poantumilui
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Dancing

Dancing

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Rosemary Pilakui
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Our town Nguiu on Bathurst Island

Our town Nguiu on Bathurst Island

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mary Dunn
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Child's drawing

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jules Kerinaiua
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I am watching the barge

I am watching the barge

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Cassian Tipiloura
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Sunrise at Warrabri when I went there

Sunrise at Warrabri when I went there

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Ali Curung, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jane F. Poantumilui
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I like eating goose my father hunt it

I like eating goose my father hunt it

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Louis J. Tipungwuti
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Child's drawing

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Xavier Boys School
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The barge is at our island

The barge is at our island

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Sharon Rose Tipiloura
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Yirramaruwu Amintiya Murtati (eagle and hawk)

Yirramaruwu Amintiya Murtati (eagle and hawk)

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mary Agnes Timaepatua
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My Home

My Home

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bernard Babui
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I like climbing coconut tree

I like climbing coconut tree

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Fiona Kerinaiua
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Living out bush in holidays

Living out bush in holidays

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Linda Pupangamirri
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Coconut Trees

Coconut Trees

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Della Porkilari
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Garden Point on Melville Island

Garden Point on Melville Island

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jamie Tipiloura
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Wet Season Dry Season.

Wet Season Dry Season.

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Killian Kerinaiua
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