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Child's drawing ? The frog singing by Dorothy Nurra 13, Daly River NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dorothy Nurra
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Sandra
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Spearthrower

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Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jennifer
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dominica Katjirr
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Judy Batty
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Dronepipe

Dronepipe

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Didjeridus
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Child's drawing - The frog singing by Maureen Maloney age 16, St Francis Xavier School, Daly River NT

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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Maureen Maloney
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jennifer
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bernadette Therese
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Betty
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lucia Carlingun
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Headband made from a semi-circle of 51 macropod incisors

Headband made from a semi-circle of 51 macropod incisors

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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Child's drawing ? The rainbow arching his blood stained body through the sky by Cecilia Martin age 15, St Francis Xavier College, Daly River NT

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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Cecilia Martin
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Child's drawing - The whistle ducks fanning the rainbow by Lucia Carlingun, Daly River NT

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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lucia Carlingun
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Martina Parry
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Maureen Namich
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Child's drawing -  'The frog singing' by Dominica Katjirr age16, St Francis Xavier School, Daly River NT

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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dominica Katjirr
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Pubic tassel

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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Continuously looped fibre string apron

Continuously looped fibre string apron

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Child's drawing - 'Traditional life' by Martina Parry age 16, St Francis Xavier School, Daly River NT

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Martina Parry
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Cyril Morrkin
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Untitled child's drawing by Dorothy age 10, Delores age11, Paul Carolan and John Jimarin, St Francis Xavier School, Daly River NT

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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Cecilia Martin
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Untitled child's drawing by Martina Parry age 16, St Francis Xavier School, Daly River NT

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Child's drawing - 'The animals gathered in the darkness' by Clare Ahgala age 14, St Francis Xavier School, Daly River NT

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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Clare Aghala
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Child's drawing ? The light coming from behind the hills by Lucia Carlingun 15, Daly River NT

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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lucia Carlingun
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Child's drawing - 'The bat dancing' by Dorothy Nurra, St Francis Xavier School, Daly River NT

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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Child's drawing by Adrian Ariuu, Daly River NT

Child's drawing by Adrian Ariuu, Daly River NT

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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Delores
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Valma Tipiloura
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Judy Batty
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Cecilia Martin
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Judy Batty
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Felicity Timaris
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Untitled child's drawing by Anthony Mungawur age12, St Francis Xavier School, Daly River NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Sister Bernadette
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lawrence Miler
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Cecilia Martin
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Martina Parry
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Monty Banjo
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lucia Carlingun
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Waist ornament

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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Waist ornament

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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bat dancing

Bat dancing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Judy Batty
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Child's drawing - 'Traditional life' by Patricia Marfura age 17, Daly River NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Maurice Tagmil
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Clare Aghala
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Head ornament made with macropod teeth

Head ornament made with macropod teeth

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Child's drawing by Adrian Ariuu, Daly River NT

Child's drawing by Adrian Ariuu, Daly River NT

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Adrian Ariuu
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Maria G. Marrar
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Child's drawing

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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Child's drawing ? Every living thing rejoicing by Dominica Katjirr age 16, St Francis Xavier School, Daly River NT

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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dominica Katjirr
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Adrian Arium
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St Francis Xavier School, Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Reed necklace

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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Boomerang

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Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Waist ornament

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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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