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Camelaku Tjukurpa [a story about camels] by Pantjiti Lionel

Camelaku Tjukurpa [a story about camels] by Pantjiti Lionel

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Pantjiti Lionel
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2005
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Terracotta vase, by Ngunytjima Carroll, 2005

Terracotta vase, by Ngunytjima Carroll, 2005

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ceramic forms
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Ngunytjima Carroll
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2005
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Raiki wara - untitled batik silk textile by Yilpi Adamson, 2005

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Yilpi Adamson
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2005
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Raiki wara - untitled batik on silk by Nungalka Stanley, 2005

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjariya (. Stanley
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2005
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Terracotta bowl with dark blue slip by Renita Stanley

Terracotta bowl with dark blue slip by Renita Stanley

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Bowls
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ms Renita Stanley
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2005
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Red cedar and raffia paddle 'kaba'

Red cedar and raffia paddle 'kaba'

Saibai Island Dance Group collection
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Paddles
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Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Saibai Island Dance Group
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1996
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Red cedar and raffia paddle 'kaba'

Red cedar and raffia paddle 'kaba'

Saibai Island Dance Group collection
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Paddles
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Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Saibai Island Dance Group
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1996
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Cylindrical terracotta vase with sgraffito decoration by Tjimpuna Williams, 2005

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ceramic forms
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjimpuna Williams
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2005
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Woven pandanus Yawkyawk sculpture in orange, yellow, purple and neutral tones

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Yawkyawk collection
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Yikarrakkal, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Marina Murdilnga
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2005
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Nice day at the beach

Nice day at the beach

Political Cartooning 2006 collection - John Tiedemann
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Mr John Tiedemann
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2005
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Two Australians

Two Australians

Political Cartooning 2006 collection - John Spooner
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Mr John Spooner
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2005
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Woven pandanus Yawkyawk sculpture with orange, yellow, purple and neutral tones, with long black strands of fibre as hair

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Yawkyawk collection
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Yikarrakkal, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Lulu Laradjbi
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Woven pandanus Yawkyawk sculpture in orange, yellow, purple and neutral tones

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Yawkyawk collection
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Yikarrakkal, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Marina Murdilnga
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2005
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Proud to be un-Australian

Proud to be un-Australian

Political Cartooning 2006 collection - Fiona Katauskas
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Ms Fiona Katauskas
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2005
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Racing silks in the colours of Tony Santic

Racing silks in the colours of Tony Santic

Graham Dash and Carol Sampson collection
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Riding habits
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Queensland, Australia
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Mitty's of Queensland, Saddlers & Riding Outfitters
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2003
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Raiki wara - untitled batik on silk by Tjunkaya Tapaya, 2005

Raiki wara - untitled batik on silk by Tjunkaya Tapaya, 2005

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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2005
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Dance mactive for the left arm 'sikal'

Dance mactive for the left arm 'sikal'

Saibai Island Dance Group collection
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Dance costumes
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Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Saibai Island Dance Group
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1996
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Chequered pattern armband 'zugu musur'

Chequered pattern armband 'zugu musur'

Saibai Island Dance Group collection
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Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Saibai Island Dance Group
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1996
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Zeiss Motorised Operating Double Microscope used by Earl Owen

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Professor Earl Owen collection
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Microscopes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Professor Earl Owen AO
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1964
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Living as children with our families in the bush at Umutju by Pantjiti Lionel and Ungakini Tjangala, 2005

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Pantjiti Lionel
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2005
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Dance mactive for the right arm 'sikal'

Dance mactive for the right arm 'sikal'

Saibai Island Dance Group collection
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Dance costumes
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Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Saibai Island Dance Group
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1996
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Wooden spindle wound with hair and sheeps wool, made by Ungakini Tjangala, 2005

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ungakini Tjangala
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2005
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Walka made to entertain and instruct children, painted by the men on the roof of the wet weather shelter caves

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Pantjiti Lionel
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2005
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Anangu (maru) - irititja munu kuwaritja by Ungakini Tjangala, 2005

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ungakini Tjangala
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2005
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Untitled linocut by Nura Rupert, 2005

Untitled linocut by Nura Rupert, 2005

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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2005
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Seed pod rattle

Seed pod rattle

Saibai Island Dance Group collection
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Rattles
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Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Saibai Island Dance Group
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1996
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Woven palm leaf armband 'zugu musur'

Woven palm leaf armband 'zugu musur'

Saibai Island Dance Group collection
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Armbands
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Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Saibai Island Dance Group
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1996
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Campfire, 2000

Campfire, 2000

Tony Albert collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Tony Albert
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2000
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Woven palm leaf armband 'zugu musur'

Woven palm leaf armband 'zugu musur'

Saibai Island Dance Group collection
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Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Saibai Island Dance Group
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1996
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Chequered pattern armband 'zugu musur'

Chequered pattern armband 'zugu musur'

Saibai Island Dance Group collection
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Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Saibai Island Dance Group
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1996
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Raiki wara - untitled batik on silk by Tjunkaya Tapaya, 2005

Raiki wara - untitled batik on silk by Tjunkaya Tapaya, 2005

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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2005
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Three-pronged point for dugong-hunting whap or harpoon, made by Wilfred Aniba

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Wilfred Aniba collection
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Harpoons
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Thursday Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Wilfred Aniba
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1995
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