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The water tower is filling the truck

The water tower is filling the truck

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Luke R. Apuatjimi
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Flowers Growing

Flowers Growing

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Zelia Tipiloura
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The sun is shining on the coconut trees and wallaby

The sun is shining on the coconut trees and wallaby

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Carmelita 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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Jane F. Poantumilui
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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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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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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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Andrina
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Bishop Gselle came to Nguiu

Bishop Gselle came to Nguiu

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Richard C. Fernando
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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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The barge is at our island

The barge is at our island

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Sharon Rose Tipiloura
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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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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Margaret R. 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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Shaun Kerinaiua
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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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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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Carving

Carving

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Enid Purutataameri
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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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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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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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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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Dymphna Kerinaina
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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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Child's drawing

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jeremy Apuatimi
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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 turtle and his friends

The turtle and his friends

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Michaela Tipungwuti
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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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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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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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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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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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Pukumani Poles

Pukumani Poles

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Anacleta Timaepakua
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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

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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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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The children are playing basketball

The children are playing basketball

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Anne M. Munkara
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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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Aurelia Munkara
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My home

My home

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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Sydney Harbour

Sydney Harbour

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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Lorinda Puruntatameri
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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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Anne M. Munkara
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My grandfather and my grandmother danced at the Pukimani

My grandfather and my grandmother danced at the Pukimani

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Concepta Puautjimi
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My Home

My Home

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

Football

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mervyn Tungurtalum
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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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Children playing games

Children playing games

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dominic L. Timaepatua
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Yirrakipayi (crocodile)

Yirrakipayi (crocodile)

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Janice Murray
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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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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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Julienne Tipiloura
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Turtle and sea creatures

Turtle and sea creatures

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dolores Tipuamantumirri
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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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This is a map of Bathurst Island. X we live here.

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

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mark V. Puautjimi
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Coconut Trees

Coconut Trees

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

Child's drawing

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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Victor Punguatji
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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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