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Banumbirr.

Banumbirr.

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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Binyinyiwuy
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Firedrill base

Firedrill base

J Davidson collection no. 1
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bark painting titled Goanna and snakes searching for food in grass by Djikululu, Milingimbi, Northern Territory

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'Banumburr', bark painting by Buranday Waynbarrnga

'Banumburr', bark painting by Buranday Waynbarrnga

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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Buranday Waynbarrnga
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1960
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Dances from Manarrngu  Hollow Log Ceremony.

Dances from Manarrngu Hollow Log Ceremony.

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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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David D. Malangi
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Bark painting titled Ngarra Ceremony by Djawa

Bark painting titled Ngarra Ceremony by Djawa

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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tom Djawa
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Bark painting 'Waterhole Life' by David Malangi, Milingimbi

Bark painting 'Waterhole Life' by David Malangi, Milingimbi

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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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David D. Malangi
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Djambarrpuyngu Mortuary Rites.

Djambarrpuyngu Mortuary Rites.

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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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'Banumburr', bark painting by Buranday Waynbarrnga

'Banumburr', bark painting by Buranday Waynbarrnga

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Bark painting Freshwater Turtles and Grass Snakes by Djikululu

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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Painting is divided into panels decorated with cross hatching and small circles

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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djunmal
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Firedrill

Firedrill

J Davidson collection no. 1
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bark painting titled Carpet snakes at their 'home' by Boyun

Bark painting titled Carpet snakes at their 'home' by Boyun

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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bark painting titled Red Kangaroo by Bunguwuy

Bark painting titled Red Kangaroo by Bunguwuy

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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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John Bunguwuy
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Firedrill base

Firedrill base

J Davidson collection no. 1
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Diver Dance

Diver Dance

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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Darringguwuy
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Bark painting 'Emu Dance' by Tom Djawa, Milingimbi

Bark painting 'Emu Dance' by Tom Djawa, Milingimbi

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Manarrngu Mokuy.

Manarrngu Mokuy.

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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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David D. Malangi
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Bark painting titled Emu and Small Birds Feeding on Wild Berries by Bunyuwuy, Milingimbi, Northern Territory

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Bunyuwuy
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'Banumburr', bark painting by Buranday Waynbarrnga

'Banumburr', bark painting by Buranday Waynbarrnga

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Buranday Waynbarrnga
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Bark painting titled Birds and Goanna feed on Wild Fruit by Billy Djoma

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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Painting depicts a large plant or tree and four lizards with crosshatched bodies

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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Manbarrarra
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1985
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Bark painting titled 'Black Crows', by Paddy Dhathangu.

Bark painting titled 'Black Crows', by Paddy Dhathangu.

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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paddy Dhathangu
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Bark painting depicting the hollow log ceremony

Bark painting depicting the hollow log ceremony

Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies - Australian National Un...
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bobby Bunnungurr
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1984
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Painting depicts a large lizard with 2 snakes on each side

Painting depicts a large lizard with 2 snakes on each side

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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bark painting titled Djalambu by Billy Djoma

Bark painting titled Djalambu by Billy Djoma

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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kangaroo.

Kangaroo.

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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Wilimbil
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Painting depicts 2 large black serpents encircling long-knecked turtles

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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Banumbirr (Morning Star) Totems and Sacred Butterflies collecting honey for spirits.

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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djatjuwuy
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Yulunggurr.

Yulunggurr.

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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Painting depicts numerous human figures, 3 dogs, a lizard, a bird, a winged insect, 2 small snakes & 3 large snakes

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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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High totem - Stingray, pronged fish spear and  saltwater.

High totem - Stingray, pronged fish spear and saltwater.

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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mudby
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Painting depicts 6 wild bees

Painting depicts 6 wild bees

Ron Bell collection
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Charlie Marabimyan
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Painting depicts bardt (dua moiety) the black rock kangaroo in the artist's country known as Yelebuy

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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jack K. Kaiwulan
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Painting depicts a hollow log coffin between 2 tapered objects and a didjeridu

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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bark painting depicting a sawfish, by Buranday Waynbarrnga

Bark painting depicting a sawfish, by Buranday Waynbarrnga

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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Painting depicts yam plants, a snake, a lizard & a bird, top right contains a fish & a turtle

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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mintjil
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Sacred Dancing Fish.

Sacred Dancing Fish.

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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Sacred Goanna and Snakes gathering ceremonial food

Sacred Goanna and Snakes gathering ceremonial food

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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paddy Dhathangu
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