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The sun is shining on the coconut trees and wallaby

The sun is shining on the coconut trees and wallaby

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Carmelita Tipungwuti
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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

Child's drawing

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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My Home

My Home

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bernard Babui
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Green Frog

Green Frog

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Sylvester V. Fernando
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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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Julienne Tipiloura
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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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Jeremy Apuatimi
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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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Richard H. Tungutalum
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Bush Tucker

Bush Tucker

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Karen Tipiloura
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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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Bruno J. Pilakui
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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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Margaret R. Tipungwuti
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Flowers Growing

Flowers Growing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Zelia Tipiloura
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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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Marie C. Kerinaiua
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Things we eat

Things we eat

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Germaine Vigona
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Carving

Carving

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Enid Purutataameri
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The old people smoke the crab claw

The old people smoke the crab claw

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Louis J. Tipungwuti
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The water tower is filling the truck

The water tower is filling the truck

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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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Connell Tipilowra
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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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Betty Puautjimi
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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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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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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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Andrina
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Pukamani Poles

Pukamani Poles

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Margaret R. Pilakui
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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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Children playing games

Children playing games

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dominic L. Timaepatua
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The Barge

The Barge

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Harold J. Munkara
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This is a map of Bathurst Island. X we live here.

This is a map of Bathurst Island. X we live here.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mark V. Puautjimi
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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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Dance

Dance

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Merlene Poantulura
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Hunting in the mangroves

Hunting in the mangroves

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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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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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Emmanuel Puruntatameri
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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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Turtle cooking at home

Turtle cooking at home

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

Legend of the Cocokotoo Woman

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Marie L. Purutatamerri
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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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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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Evelyn Pilakui
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Living out bush in holidays

Living out bush in holidays

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

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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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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Jane F. Poantumilui
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Birds and animals on our island

Birds and animals on our island

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tony Virgona
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Garden Point on Melville Island

Garden Point on Melville Island

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

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Sylvester V. Fernando
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Parumparuma changed bird

Parumparuma changed bird

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Emmanuel Puruntatameri
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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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Julienne Tipiloura
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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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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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Victor Punguatji
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Dancing

Dancing

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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Animals

Animals

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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Wet Season Dry Season.

Wet Season Dry Season.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Killian Kerinaiua
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Child's drawing by Richard Casey titled 'Purijirringa Kapi Ngui - Jukwartirringa Amintiya Alipwa Joramintiya Mipariyi' [Trees of Nguiu - Stringybark, Coconut, Ferntree, Fan Palm], St Therese's School, Bathurst Island NT

Child's drawing by Richard Casey titled 'Purijirringa Kapi N...

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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Richard C. Fernando
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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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Clothes. Food We Eat.

Clothes. Food We Eat.

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Albana Poantumilui
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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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The village

The village

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lucille Pontmului
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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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Child's drawing of a mountain and red sun

Child's drawing of a mountain and red sun

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Michael J. Portamini
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jane F. Poantumilui
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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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