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'Hands off Beecroft. Sacred to the Jerringa People' c1992

'Hands off Beecroft. Sacred to the Jerringa People' c1992

Terry Fox collection
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Beecroft Peninsula, New South Wales, Australia
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Conical hat woven from coconut leaves

Conical hat woven from coconut leaves

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Hats
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Lily Gabey
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1992
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Timber plate with image of an indigenous woman carrying a wooden container on her head, made by Bill Onus

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Australia
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Bill Onus
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Collage titled 'The City. (John Martins ABC-TV)'

Collage titled 'The City. (John Martins ABC-TV)'

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Kieron Keeler
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Painted marine turtle shell featuring thirteen totemic animals representing the clans of the Lardil people of Mornington Island

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Blair Gardner collection no. 1
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Lindsay Roughsey
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1978
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'Still life with jar and bowl', painted by Eddie Mabo, c1952

'Still life with jar and bowl', painted by Eddie Mabo, c1952

Bonita Mabo collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Eddie K. Mabo
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1952
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Timber plate with image of an indigenous man holding a spearthrower and a spear, made by Bill Onus

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Australia
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Bill Onus
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Set of four booklets titled 'Farmwork', by Diana Boyer

Set of four booklets titled 'Farmwork', by Diana Boyer

Diana Boyer collection
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MABO Treaty, by Alan Moir

MABO Treaty, by Alan Moir

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Mr Alan Moir
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Artwork for "A Peaceful Pacific" pamphlet

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 1
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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A National Black Newspaper, Black Nation, Issue No. 4, February 1983, edited by Ross Watson

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Terry Fox collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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1983
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'Caught in the Net' bra, decorated by Gloria Bell

'Caught in the Net' bra, decorated by Gloria Bell

Many Threads collection
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Cherbourg, Queensland, Australia
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Gloria Bell
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2014
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'St John and his wort on Bobbara wyrt = herb' postcard pack, by Diana Boyer

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Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Our vote, our future

Our vote, our future

Terry Fox collection
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Macrame wall hanging, Keerna Kuyang (Eel traps), by Debra Couzens, Gippsland VIC

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Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Debra Couzens
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2002
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'Regulations for all rural workers involved in the Cropping Cycle of a GMO' by Diana Boyer

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Diana Boyer collection
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Matters of her Heart

Matters of her Heart

Pamela Croft collection
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Keppel Sands, Queensland, Australia
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Pamela J. Croft
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1993
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White Australia has a black history

White Australia has a black history

Terry Fox collection
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Poster of Eddie Mabo, by Clifford Beresford Robinson, 1993

Poster of Eddie Mabo, by Clifford Beresford Robinson, 1993

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Clifford B. Robinson
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1993
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'Remembrance' bra decorated by Makayla Palm

'Remembrance' bra decorated by Makayla Palm

Many Threads collection
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Cherbourg, Queensland, Australia
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Makayla Palm
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2014
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Paper ovals with a black silhouette of Rear Admiral John Gore

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Gallaway-Gore collection
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Timber plate with image of an indigenous woman carrying a wooden container on her head, made by Bill Onus

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Australia
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Bill Onus
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Toy ball woven from pandanus leaves

Toy ball woven from pandanus leaves

Dr Wolfgang Laade collection
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Aboriginal Land Rights

Aboriginal Land Rights

Terry Fox collection
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The Burning of the Aboriginal Flag: A Study of Racism in Shoalhaven

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Terry Fox collection
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Booklets
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Nowra, New South Wales, Australia
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'The Bobbara fire' postcard pack, by Diana Boyer

'The Bobbara fire' postcard pack, by Diana Boyer

Diana Boyer collection
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Forget me not, a contemporary artwork in the form of a breastplate, made by Pierre Cavalan

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Pierre Cavalan collection
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Pierre Cavalan
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1998
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'Wahlenbergia' postcard pack

'Wahlenbergia' postcard pack

Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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'Island Dreaming' bra decorated by Shirley Law

'Island Dreaming' bra decorated by Shirley Law

Many Threads collection
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Cherbourg, Queensland, Australia
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Shirley Law
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Narmoola Pool

Narmoola Pool

Dean Russell Moody collection
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Leonora, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Dean R. Moody
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1994
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Horizon 4

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Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Timber plate with image of an indigenous man holding a spear, made by Bill Onus

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Australia
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Bill Onus
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Department of the Parliamentary Library Information Storage and Retrieval System A guide through the Mabo maze

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Terry Fox collection
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Government records
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Eddie K. Mabo
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1993
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Aboriginal votes count

Aboriginal votes count

Terry Fox collection
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The Bodalla Land Claim

The Bodalla Land Claim

Terry Fox collection
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Bodalla, New South Wales, Australia
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Crochet milk jug cover with penguin shells

Crochet milk jug cover with penguin shells

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Dulcie Greeno collection
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Dulcie Greeno
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2003
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'Bobbara = to sing (in Wirradjuri)' postcard pack, by Diana Boyer

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Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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'Deadliest' bra decorated by Alana Palm

'Deadliest' bra decorated by Alana Palm

Many Threads collection
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Cherbourg, Queensland, Australia
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Alana Palm
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2014
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Woven spinifex and raffia porridge bowl and spoon by Yilpi Adamson and Pantjiti Lionel, 2006

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 8
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Pantjiti Lionel
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2006
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Our vote our future

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Terry Fox collection
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Horizon 1

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Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Ceramic plate with image of indigenous man, attributed to Bill Onus

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Australia
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Bill Onus
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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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Toy ball woven from coconut palm leaves

Toy ball woven from coconut palm leaves

Dr Wolfgang Laade collection
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Toys
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Plastic bead necklace

Plastic bead necklace

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Necklaces
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Gagee Maron
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1992
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Diana Boyer collection
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Diana Boyer
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Spiritual World 1 - Young Mannalargenna, Chief of the NE of Tasmania

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Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Vernon Graham collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Vernon Graham
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Ceramic wall tile of Alipurra (Pelican) by Eddie Puruntatameri, Bathurst Island, 1978

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eddie Puruntatameri
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1978
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Department of the Parliamentary Library BILLS DIGEST Native Title Bill 1993

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Terry Fox collection
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Government records
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1993
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Our vote = our future

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Terry Fox collection
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Beaten copper artwork by Matthias Kauage

Beaten copper artwork by Matthias Kauage

Ken and Amirah Inglis collection
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Matthias Kauage
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Timber plate with image of an indigenous man holding a boomerang, made by Bill Onus

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Australia
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'Boyi Moort's (Turtle Families)', Peter Farmer and Kim Fitzpatrick, 2014

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Peter Farmer collection
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Palm frond hand fan

Palm frond hand fan

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Fans
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Grace Barsa
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1992
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Ceramic ornamental plate depicting two men fishing in a boat, with a turtle and a fish attached to fishing lines

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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1950
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Murray Island Dancers - Greetings from Torres Strait

Murray Island Dancers - Greetings from Torres Strait

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Photographic postcards
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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Murray Island Dance Group
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1992
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'Zee-bra' bra decorated by Grace Bond

'Zee-bra' bra decorated by Grace Bond

Many Threads collection
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Cherbourg, Queensland, Australia
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Grace Bond
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2014
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"'88 DEMONSTRATE DON'T CELEBRATE"

Terry Fox collection
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1988
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Nazir shell of the Trochus species

Nazir shell of the Trochus species

Dr Wolfgang Laade collection
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'cantchant (shield), 2015'  by Vernon Ah Kee

'cantchant (shield), 2015' by Vernon Ah Kee

Vernon Ah Kee Collection No. 2
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