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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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John V. Orsto
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The water tower is filling the truck

The water tower is filling the truck

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Luke R. Apuatjimi
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Football

Football

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mervyn Tungurtalum
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Our town Nguiu on Bathurst Island

Our town Nguiu on Bathurst Island

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mary Dunn
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Dancing

Dancing

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dominic L. Timaepatua
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Shaun Kerinaiua
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Dancing

Dancing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Malcolm Apuatjimi
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Children out hunting in bush

Children out hunting in bush

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Richard Hyacinth Tungutulum
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The turtle and his friends

The turtle and his friends

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Michaela Tipungwuti
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Maree
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A Tiwi story - the eagle and the hawk

A Tiwi story - the eagle and the hawk

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Viola Kerinaiua
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My House

My House

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Janice Murray
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Sylvester V. Fernando
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Evelyn Pilakui
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Yirramaruwu Amintiya Murtati (eagle and hawk)

Yirramaruwu Amintiya Murtati (eagle and hawk)

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mary Agnes Timaepatua
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Patrick Kantilla
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Child's drawing

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lorinda Puruntatameri
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A football at Nguiu

A football at Nguiu

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lorenzo Kerinaiua
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Yirrakipayi (crocodile)

Yirrakipayi (crocodile)

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Janice Murray
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Animals

Animals

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Rosemary Pilakui
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Richard H. Tungutalum
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Bush Tucker

Bush Tucker

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Karen Tipiloura
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Sydney Harbour

Sydney Harbour

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eileen T. Tipungwuti
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jane F. Poantumilui
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Different people do different jobs

Different people do different jobs

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Angeline Poantumilui
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Dancing

Dancing

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Rosemary Pilakui
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Bishop Gselle came to Nguiu

Bishop Gselle came to Nguiu

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Richard C. Fernando
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The carfing of the old people

The carfing of the old people

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Evelyn Pilakui
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In the bush

In the bush

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Beryl A. Tipungwuti
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Dancing

Dancing

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Augusta Tipungwuti
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Turtle cooking at home

Turtle cooking at home

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Francella Tungutulum
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jock Pouatjimi
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I like eating goose my father hunt it

I like eating goose my father hunt it

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Louis J. Tipungwuti
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I went to bush and see a horse and I ride a horse

I went to bush and see a horse and I ride a horse

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Cyril J. Kerinaiua
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Tiwi people going to ceremonial burial

Tiwi people going to ceremonial burial

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Marianina Tipiloura
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My Home

My Home

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bernard Babui
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Dancing

Dancing

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Anne M. Munkara
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My father is fisherman

My father is fisherman

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mary E. Kantilla
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Child's drawing by Richard Casey titled 'Purijirringa Kapi Ngui - Jukwartirringa Amintiya Alipwa Joramintiya Mipariyi' [Trees of Nguiu - Stringybark, Coconut, Ferntree, Fan Palm], St Therese's School, Bathurst Island NT

Child's drawing by Richard Casey titled 'Purijirringa Kapi N...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Richard C. Fernando
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Animals

Animals

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Betty Puautjimi
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Francis Damien Mukwamkum
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This is a map of Bathurst Island. X we live here.

This is a map of Bathurst Island. X we live here.

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mark V. Puautjimi
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Pukamani Poles

Pukamani Poles

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Margaret R. Pilakui
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Going for a ride out bush

Going for a ride out bush

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Linda Pupangamirri
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Victor Punguatji
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Children's drawing of man and woman by Linda Pupangamirri, Bathurst Island NT

Children's drawing of man and woman by Linda Pupangamirri, B...

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Linda Pupangamirri
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My dad works the grader and roller

My dad works the grader and roller

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jacqueline Puautjimi
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I like climbing coconut tree

I like climbing coconut tree

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Fiona Kerinaiua
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The boys are playing basketball

The boys are playing basketball

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Emmanuel Kerinaiua
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Child's drawing

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Margaret R. Tipungwuti
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The Widows

The Widows

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mary A. Kantilla
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Parumparuma changed bird

Parumparuma changed bird

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Emmanuel Puruntatameri
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At night the flying foxes come and eat the mangoes

At night the flying foxes come and eat the mangoes

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Merlene Poantulura
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jeremy Apuatimi
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Clothes. Food We Eat.

Clothes. Food We Eat.

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Albana Poantumilui
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Campfire at night

Campfire at night

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Marie S. Tipuamantumirri
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Living out bush in holidays

Living out bush in holidays

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Linda Pupangamirri
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Coconut Trees

Coconut Trees

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Della Porkilari
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My mother and my Amawu hunt Yilinga...

My mother and my Amawu hunt Yilinga...

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Fiona Kerinaiua
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I am watching the barge

I am watching the barge

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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