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Bark painting by Bardayal Nadjamerrek depicting a physical manifestation of the spiritual being Ngalyod, circa 1975

Bark painting by Bardayal Nadjamerrek depicting a physical m...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bardayal Nadjamerrek
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1975
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Painting depicts two male figures

Painting depicts two male figures

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Peter Parrnimol
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Bark painting by Bardayal Nadjamerrek depicting barrk, black wallaroo (Macropus bernardus), circa 1970

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Kurrhkurr, Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bardayal Nadjamerrek
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1970
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Bark painting by Bardayal Nadjamerrek depicting kalawan, the sand monitor (Varanus gouldi), circa 1970

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Kunmarrimban Outstation, Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, A...
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Bardayal Nadjamerrek
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1970
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Hollow log coffin

Hollow log coffin

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Coffins
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Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1976
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Hollow log coffin

Hollow log coffin

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1976
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Bark painting by Bardayal Nadjamerrek depicting barrk, the black wallaroo (Macropus bernardus), circa 1970

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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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1970
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Bark painting by Bardayal Nadjamerrek depicting barrk, the male black rock wallaroo (Macropus bernardus), circa 1970

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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Bardayal Nadjamerrek
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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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Kangaroo.

Kangaroo.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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1974
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Kangaroo eating foliage of indigenous plant.

Kangaroo eating foliage of indigenous plant.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Namerredja Guymala
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1974
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Two kangaroos.

Two kangaroos.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Spider N. Nabunu
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1974
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Painting depicts nadjinem, the black wallaroo (Macropus bernardus).

Painting depicts nadjinem, the black wallaroo (Macropus bern...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Mr Bob Bumarda
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1970
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Mimi spirit hunter capturing kangaroo with spear & spearthrower.

Mimi spirit hunter capturing kangaroo with spear & spearthro...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Nameradje
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1974
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Mimi Spirit  spearing kangaroo.

Mimi Spirit spearing kangaroo.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Spider N. Nabunu
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1974
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Rock  kangaroo.

Rock kangaroo.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bob Balirrbalirr Dirdi
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1974
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Painting depicts two macropods, probably kornobolo, agile wallabies (Macropus agilis)

Painting depicts two macropods, probably kornobolo, agile wa...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Mr Bob Bumarda
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1974
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Painting depicting kalkberd, the male euro (Macropus robustus).

Painting depicting kalkberd, the male euro (Macropus robustu...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Mr Bob Bumarda
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1970
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Painting depicts two archer fish

Painting depicts two archer fish

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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X-ray kangaroo.

X-ray kangaroo.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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1974
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Kangaroo.

Kangaroo.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Spider N. Nabunu
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1974
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Kangaroo with Mimi.

Kangaroo with Mimi.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Baida
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1974
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Kangaroo with indigenous plant.

Kangaroo with indigenous plant.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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John N. Guymala
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1974
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Painting depicts a macropod, two spirit beings and a snake

Painting depicts a macropod, two spirit beings and a snake

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Mr Bob Bumarda
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1970
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Kangaroo in upright position.

Kangaroo in upright position.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Unknown
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1974
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Kangaroo.

Kangaroo.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Yuwunyuwun Marruwarr
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1974
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Kangaroo.

Kangaroo.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yuwunyuwun
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1974
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Kangaroo.

Kangaroo.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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1974
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Two kangaroos, one being  speared by Mimi Spirit figure, other near a tree.

Two kangaroos, one being speared by Mimi Spirit figure, oth...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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1974
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Painting depicts a human figure spearing a kangaroo witha barbed spear.

Painting depicts a human figure spearing a kangaroo witha ba...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Makarainmol
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Painting depicts a fish

Painting depicts a fish

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Madagarlarl
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Painting depicts two macropods, probably kornobolo, agile wallaby (Macropus agilis).

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Mr Bob Bumarda
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1974
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Mimi and Namordo Spirits.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Guningbal
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1974
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Kangaroo.

Kangaroo.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Jimmy Mijawmijaw
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1974
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Hunting in the Dreamtime.

Hunting in the Dreamtime.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Bush wallaby.

Bush wallaby.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Anchor Barbbur Wurrkidj
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Kangaroo.

Kangaroo.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Bob Balirrbalirr Dirdi
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1974
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Painting depicts a mimi spirit and macropod

Painting depicts a mimi spirit and macropod

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Mr Bob Bumarda
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1970
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X-ray kangaroo.

X-ray kangaroo.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Unknown
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1974
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Kangaroo  and two goannas.

Kangaroo and two goannas.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Namerredje G. Narralool
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1974
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Kangaroo.

Kangaroo.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Bob Balirrbalirr Dirdi
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1974
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