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Bead necklace

Bead necklace

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Snail shell necklace

Snail shell necklace

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Sculpture carved in wood featuring a snake curled around a piece of wood

Sculpture carved in wood featuring a snake curled around a p...

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Plastic bead necklace

Plastic bead necklace

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Barunga, Northern Territory, Australia
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Larissa Lee
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1992
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String bag made from the spun fibre of the

String bag made from the spun fibre of the "put-put" tree

Claire Smith collection
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Bush nut necklace

Bush nut necklace

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Beswick, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bonita Bennett
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1992
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Coiled mat made from coloured leaves stripped from the 'pandanus' tree

Coiled mat made from coloured leaves stripped from the 'pand...

Claire Smith collection
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Barunga NT

Barunga NT

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T-shirts
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Shell necklace

Shell necklace

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Weemol, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eva Manyita
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1992
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Axe with a metal blade bolted to a wooden handle, and its back is impregnated with ochre

Axe with a metal blade bolted to a wooden handle, and its ba...

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Toy truck

Toy truck

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Shoulder bag in the shape of the Aboriginal flag

Shoulder bag in the shape of the Aboriginal flag

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Carry bags
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Bush food necklace

Bush food necklace

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Bush nut necklace

Bush nut necklace

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Beswick, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bonita Bennett
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1992
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Long metal crowbar

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Green leaf with curled edges decorated with yellow, black, g...

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Bone tool

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Wooden "paddle pop" stick decorated with coloured beads

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Ceremonial belt

Ceremonial belt

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Waistbands
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Beswick, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dabu

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Floor mat made from pandanus tree leaves

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Stick necklace

Stick necklace

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Barunga, Northern Territory, Australia
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Daisy Bordu
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1992
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Coloured beads strung on fishing line

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Coiled pandanus basket

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Dabu

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Toy bow and arrows

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Bone tool

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Bracelet of coloured plastic beads strung on fishing line

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Toy boomerang made from paddle pop sticks

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Beeswax

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Dabu

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Bracelet of coloured plastic beads strung on fishing line

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Coiled pandanus basket

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A green and pink, woven, synthetic fibre anklet with plaited...

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Billy can

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