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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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Julienne Tipiloura
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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

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jeremy Apuatimi
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Animals

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Sheila Portaminni
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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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Jock Pouatjimi
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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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Peter U. 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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The boys are playing basketball

The boys are playing basketball

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Emmanuel Kerinaiua
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Dance

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Merlene Poantulura
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Things we eat

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Germaine Vigona
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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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John V. Orsto
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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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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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Marie C. Kerinaiua
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The barge is bringing a house

The barge is bringing a house

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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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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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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Sylvester V. Fernando
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This is my mother

This is my mother

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jackie Tipungwuti
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My home

My home

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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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Bruno J. Pilakui
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The Town Hall at Nguiu

The Town Hall at Nguiu

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Anacleta Timaepatua
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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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The carfing of the old people

The carfing of the old people

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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Things I see around me

Things I see around me

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Timothy P. Kerinaiua
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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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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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Francis Damien Mukwamkum
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The Widows

The Widows

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mary A. Kantilla
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Irramaru (Tiwi word for eagle)

Irramaru (Tiwi word for eagle)

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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Legend of the Cocokotoo Woman

Legend of the Cocokotoo Woman

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Marie L. Purutatamerri
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In the bush

In the bush

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Beryl A. Tipungwuti
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The Barge

The Barge

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

Tiwi people going to ceremonial burial

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Marianina Tipiloura
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Birds and animals on our island

Birds and animals on our island

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tony Virgona
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Campfire at night

Campfire at night

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Marie S. Tipuamantumirri
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The sun is shining on the coconut trees and wallaby

The sun is shining on the coconut trees and wallaby

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Carmelita Tipungwuti
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Wakwakini (Tiwi word for black crow)

Wakwakini (Tiwi word for black crow)

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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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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Turtle and sea creatures

Turtle and sea creatures

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dolores Tipuamantumirri
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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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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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Margaret R. Tipungwuti
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Sunset

Sunset

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ancilla Munkara
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I like climbing coconut tree

I like climbing coconut tree

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Fiona 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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Augusta Tipungwuti
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The animal crab duck

The animal crab duck

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Beverley A. Munkara
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1975
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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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Aurelia Munkara
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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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Parumparuma changed bird

Parumparuma changed bird

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

Children out hunting in bush

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Richard Hyacinth Tungutulum
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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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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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Julienne Tipiloura
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Carving

Carving

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Enid Purutataameri
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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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The old people smoke the crab claw

The old people smoke the crab claw

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Louis J. Tipungwuti
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The Birds Family

The Birds Family

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Therese Portaminni
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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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My father is fisherman

My father is fisherman

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mary E. Kantilla
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The barge is coming to Bathurst Island

The barge is coming to Bathurst Island

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mario J. Munkara
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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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Connell Tipilowra
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Wet Season Dry Season.

Wet Season Dry Season.

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Killian Kerinaiua
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Child's drawing of a mountain and red sun

Child's drawing of a mountain and red sun

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Michael J. Portamini
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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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