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Grass doll

Grass doll

Drums of Mer Dance Group collection
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Dolls
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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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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Glass bead necklace

Glass bead necklace

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Necklaces
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Shell necklace

Shell necklace

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Political cartoon titled 'MABO', by Geoff Pryor, 1993

Political cartoon titled 'MABO', by Geoff Pryor, 1993

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Political cartoons
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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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Coconut barsor

Coconut barsor

Drums of Mer Dance Group collection
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Water containers
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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National Museum of Australia
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1993
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Pearl necklace given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

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Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Necklaces
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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Glass bead necklace

Glass bead necklace

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Necklaces
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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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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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Necklet

Necklet

Papuan Official collection
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Necklaces
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Necklet

Necklet

Papuan Official collection
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Necklaces
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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String necklace

String necklace

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Necklaces
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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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Cartoons
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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Shell necklace

Shell necklace

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Dulcie Greeno collection
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Necklaces
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Tasmania, Australia
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Dulcie Greeno
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Shell on hair string

Shell on hair string

Edmund Milne collection
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Necklaces
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Issue no. 3 KOORI MURRI Liaison News and Views land rights in New South Wales ..1979

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Terry Fox collection
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Newsletters
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1979
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Seed necklace

Seed necklace

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Necklaces
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White Australia has a black history

White Australia has a black history

Terry Fox collection
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Political badges
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Kelp necklace by Vicki West, 2003

Kelp necklace by Vicki West, 2003

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Vicki West collection
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Necklaces
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Glass bead necklace

Glass bead necklace

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Necklaces
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Rope necklace

Rope necklace

University of Sydney collection
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Necklaces
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Victoria River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Paper titled 'Land Claim Yuin Tribe Wallaga Lake, Amended'

Paper titled 'Land Claim Yuin Tribe Wallaga Lake, Amended'

Terry Fox collection
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Wallaga Lake, New South Wales, Australia
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Seed pod necklace

Seed pod necklace

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Necklaces
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Necklet

Necklet

Papuan Official collection
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Necklaces
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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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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Prince of Wales (Muralung) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Austr...
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Alice Loban
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1992
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Amber necklace

Amber necklace

Balciunas collection
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Necklaces
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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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Prince of Wales (Muralung) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Austr...
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Alice Loban
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1992
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Shell necklace

Shell necklace

Enid Bowden collection
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Necklaces
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Grass doll baby dancing

Grass doll baby dancing

Drums of Mer Dance Group collection
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Dolls
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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National Museum of Australia
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1993
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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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Prince of Wales (Muralung) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Austr...
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Alice Loban
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1992
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Glass bead necklace

Glass bead necklace

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Necklaces
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Necklace of opalescent maireener shells, 'Jewel of the Sea', made by Corrie Fullard, Tasmanian Aboriginal artist, 1997

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Corrie Fullard collection
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Necklaces
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Tasmania, Australia
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Corrie L. Fullard
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1997
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Handpainted gumnut and ininti seed necklace made by Langaliki de Rose

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Necklaces
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Langaliki de Rose
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Bead necklace

Bead necklace

Claire Smith collection
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Necklaces
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Aboriginal votes count

Aboriginal votes count

Terry Fox collection
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Political badges
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Seed necklace

Seed necklace

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Necklaces
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Jerringa Tribal Council Land Claim

Jerringa Tribal Council Land Claim

Terry Fox collection
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Documents
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Nowra, New South Wales, Australia
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Our vote = our future

Our vote = our future

Terry Fox collection
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Political badges
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Shell and seed necklace

Shell and seed necklace

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Necklaces
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Moa Island, St Paul's, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Fred Pilot
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1992
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Wall decoration

Wall decoration

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Artworks
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Helen Mabo
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1992
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String and shell pendant necklace

String and shell pendant necklace

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Necklaces
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Shell necklace

Shell necklace

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Necklaces
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Reed necklace

Reed necklace

JW Lindo collection
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Necklaces
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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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Seeds strung together in single strand with nylon fishing line

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Necklaces
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Reed necklace

Reed necklace

Keith Goddard collection
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Necklaces
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East Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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Shell money necklace

Shell money necklace

Geoff Dennis collection
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Necklaces
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Grass doll baby dancing

Grass doll baby dancing

Drums of Mer Dance Group collection
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Dolls
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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National Museum of Australia
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1993
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Shell necklace

Shell necklace

Claire Smith collection
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Necklaces
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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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'Dragon Heads', painted by Eddie Mabo, c1951

'Dragon Heads', painted by Eddie Mabo, c1951

Bonita Mabo collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Eddie K. Mabo
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1951
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Shells on nylon line

Shells on nylon line

R Tjambulu and E Maranini collection
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Necklaces
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Yarramundi Reach, Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Au...
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Ms Ruth Tjambulu
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1987
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Shells on nylon line

Shells on nylon line

R Tjambulu and E Maranini collection
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Necklaces
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Yarramundi Reach, Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Au...
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Ms Ruth Tjambulu
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1987
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Reed necklace

Reed necklace

JW Lindo collection
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Necklaces
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Shell necklace

Shell necklace

Gunanamanda Arts and Crafts collection
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Necklaces
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1986
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Shell and seed necklace

Shell and seed necklace

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Necklaces
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Moa Island, St Paul's, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Fred Pilot
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1992
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Ornamental orange plastic bead earrings

Ornamental orange plastic bead earrings

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Earrings
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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Gagee Maron
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1992
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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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Seed necklace

Seed necklace

Enid Bowden collection
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Necklaces
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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'Tree and landscape', painted by Eddie Mabo

'Tree and landscape', painted by Eddie Mabo

Bonita Mabo collection
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Paintings
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Eddie K. Mabo
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