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Things we eat

Things we eat

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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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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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

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Cyril J. Kerinaiua
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My grandfather and my grandmother danced at the Pukimani

My grandfather and my grandmother danced at the Pukimani

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Concepta Puautjimi
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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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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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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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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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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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Xavier Boys School
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Out Bush

Out Bush

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Thomas Portaminni
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I am watching the barge

I am watching the barge

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

Animals

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Sheila Portaminni
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Things that grow on Bathurst Island

Things that grow on Bathurst Island

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Vincent Tipiloura
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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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Shaun Kerinaiua
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Garden Point on Melville Island

Garden Point on Melville Island

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jamie 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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Lorinda Puruntatameri
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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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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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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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Marie C. Kerinaiua
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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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Pukumani Poles

Pukumani Poles

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Anacleta Timaepakua
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Child's drawing

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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John V. Orsto
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The barge is bringing a house

The barge is bringing a house

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Malcolm Apuatjimi
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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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My Home

My Home

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bernard Babui
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dymphna Kerinaina
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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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Playing Football

Playing Football

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Barry Ullungurra
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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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Dancing

Dancing

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Augusta Tipungwuti
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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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Andrina
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Dance

Dance

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Merlene Poantulura
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Patrick Kantilla
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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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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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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jeremy Apuatimi
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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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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Connell Tipilowra
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Different people do different jobs

Different people do different jobs

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Angeline Poantumilui
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Emmanuel Puruntatameri
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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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Joss Pongtjimi
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Hunting in the mangroves

Hunting in the mangroves

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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Pukamani Poles

Pukamani Poles

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Margaret R. Pilakui
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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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Irramaru (Tiwi word for eagle)

Irramaru (Tiwi word for eagle)

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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John V. Orsto
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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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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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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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Sunset

Sunset

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ancilla Munkara
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Peter U. Tipiloura
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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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Child's drawing

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Julienne Tipiloura
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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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Birds and animals on our island

Birds and animals on our island

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tony Virgona
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Legend of the Cocokotoo Woman

Legend of the Cocokotoo Woman

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Marie L. Purutatamerri
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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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The Barge

The Barge

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Harold J. Munkara
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