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Midawarr | Harvest



These plants are a small selection of the hundreds of plants which are used by Yolngu in north-eastern Australia.

Click on an image for botanical and moiety (clan) information, a detail image from John Wolseley's vast scroll work 'Distant glimpses of the great floodplain seen through a veil of trees and hanging vines' and an artwork by Yolgnu artist Mulkun Wirrpanda.