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Beaded necklace with brown and red brown coloured seeds

Beaded necklace with brown and red brown coloured seeds

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Necklaces
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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Digging stick or club

Digging stick or club

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Digging sticks
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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Painting with three yellow lines, six yellow circles and two yellow half circles

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Women's Business

Women's Business

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Two-toned spear

Two-toned spear

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Spears
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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Painting of a snake with two concentric circles

Painting of a snake with two concentric circles

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Paintings
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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Ants Collect Seeds at Night

Ants Collect Seeds at Night

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Topsy Nelson
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Little Sandy Creek Women's Dreaming by Karntakarnta Kurlangu Jukurrpa

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ida N. Foster
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Bush Seed by J.N. Greenwood

Bush Seed by J.N. Greenwood

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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J N. Greenwood
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Dot painting depicting witchetty grubs

Dot painting depicting witchetty grubs

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Bush Tomato

Bush Tomato

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Dancing figures with crocodile by Noel Newton

Dancing figures with crocodile by Noel Newton

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Noel Newton
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Wooden shield

Wooden shield

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Shields
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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Minature spearthrower

Minature spearthrower

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Carvings
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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Small decorated coolamon

Small decorated coolamon

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Containers
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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Dancing figures with turtle

Dancing figures with turtle

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Noel Newton
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Snake Dreaming

Snake Dreaming

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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George Wally
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Asymmetrical two toned boomerang

Asymmetrical two toned boomerang

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Boomerangs
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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Dot painting with five concentric circles

Dot painting with five concentric circles

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Dot painting with black line design with orange and yellow dots

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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Wanda Limbiari
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Pair of clapsticks

Pair of clapsticks

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Clapsticks
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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Dot painting with v designs

Dot painting with v designs

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Bush Berries

Bush Berries

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Paintings
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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Leonard Presley
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Throwing stick

Throwing stick

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Spearthrowers
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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Wooden painted coolamon

Wooden painted coolamon

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Containers
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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Painted table with echidnas and honey ants

Painted table with echidnas and honey ants

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Tables
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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Dot painting depicting two dot paintings on an orange background

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Acrylic paintings
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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Puyurru

Puyurru

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Painting of two snakes and four concentric circles by Jabanangkau Willie Riley

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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Wooden animal carving

Wooden animal carving

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Wood carvings
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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Boomerangs
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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Wooden table.

Wooden table.

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Tables
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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Digging for Water

Digging for Water

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gordon Jupurrula
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Bush Potato Dreaming

Bush Potato Dreaming

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ivy Foster
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Dot painting with central circle and leaf like design with symbols in the corners

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Emu Dreaming

Emu Dreaming

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Ted Pritchard
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Boomerangs
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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Jintangka Karlipa Nyinami Nyampula

Jintangka Karlipa Nyinami Nyampula

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Ti Tree New Place

Ti Tree New Place

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Paintings
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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gordon Jupurrula
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Wooden carving of an echidna

Wooden carving of an echidna

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Wood carvings
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Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nancy Duggie
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