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Australia | Traditional Aboriginal face painting, Northern Territory. | © Art Wolfe

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Australia | Traditional Aboriginal face painting, Northern Territory. | © Art Wolfe

A concise overview of the Stolen Generations: When did it happen? Who was taken? How many children were affected? And what were the consequences? High-resolution PDF ready to be printed in A3 or A4. Ideal for lesson preparation, seminars or assignments....

Infographic: Australia's Stolen Generations

A concise overview of the Stolen Generations: When did it happen? Who was taken? How many children were affected? And what were the consequences? High-resolution PDF ready to be printed in A3 or A4. Ideal for lesson preparation, seminars or assignments....

Aborigines are the world's oldest continuous culture, and though they arrived in Australia between 40,000 and 60,000 years ago, their appearance has not changed significantly. They typically have deep-set eyes, broad noses, full lips and prominent cheekbones.

Aborigine Pictures

Aborigines are the world's oldest continuous culture, and they arrived in Australia between 40,000 and 60,000 years ago. Learn more with Aborigine pictures.

Darwin, Australia

Darwin, Australia

Jessie..Arnhem Land, Australia.. by Rusty Stewart on Flickr.

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Jessie..Arnhem Land, Australia.. by Rusty Stewart on Flickr.

Aboriginal people in the Kimberley region are multi-lingual but share religious and other beliefs across the region. | © Argyle Diamonds.

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Aboriginal people in the Kimberley region are multi-lingual but share religious and other beliefs across the region. | © Argyle Diamonds.

head ornaments of grass and feathers complete ancient aboriginal costumes for the wild duck dance at a corroborree, Central Australia   National Geographic 1931

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head ornaments of grass and feathers complete ancient aboriginal costumes for the wild duck dance at a corroborree, Central Australia National Geographic 1931

In 1901 King Billy and his attendant, Robert, represented Geraldton Aborigines for the Perth visit of the Duke and Duchess of York. Perth newspapers record that Billy "carried around a supply of medals, which he retailed at satisfactory prices"

"King Billy", (a Murchison Aboriginal), W. A. [i.e Western Australia], ca. 1900 [picture]

In 1901 King Billy and his attendant, Robert, represented Geraldton Aborigines for the Perth visit of the Duke and Duchess of York. Perth newspapers record that Billy "carried around a supply of medals, which he retailed at satisfactory prices"

Old Walter Tjampitjinpa & Squeaky Mick Tjakamarra at Pupunya. In a sand drawing the representations or word pictures interacted with each other and replicated each other as the story teller moved his hand in all directions to create new relationships and meanings: as the visual words were wiped away new words were put down retranscribing the story-thought and carrying the narrative along...I came to understand the word finished for the western desert paintings was an imposed concept and that…

Outback Art – inner centre of centre.

Art from the Australian centre. Outback Art - 'Goanna at Yuramayi' - 1973 Kaapa Tjampitjinpa The Palka Karrinya ( 'beyond Karrinya' ) monolith at Central Mount Wedge. The Palka Karrinya is situated at the entrance to a large gorge which is a sacred site that has been a focal point for ancient Aboriginal ceremony, still practised to this day. Central Mount Wedge is situated in the arid Western Desert of the Northern Territory and is approximately plum centre in the middle of Australia. The…

Rover / Martin van der Wal's portraits of Aboriginal artists , 1983

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Rover / Martin van der Wal's portraits of Aboriginal artists , 1983

Fig. 11. Arunta elder

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Fig. 11. Arunta elder

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Australian Aboriginal Artist Narpula Scobie Napurrula #aboriginalart #aboriginalpainting #australianart

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Australian Aboriginal Artist Narpula Scobie Napurrula #aboriginalart #aboriginalpainting #australianart

The winner of the Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award, Tiwi Island Artist Timothy Cook, with his work "Kulama" at the Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory in Darwin.

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards

The winner of the Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award, Tiwi Island Artist Timothy Cook, with his work "Kulama" at the Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory in Darwin.

Australia | A child at the Garma Festival. Northern Territory. | © Cameron Herweynen

Garma Festival 2007 by Cameron Herweynen

Australia | A child at the Garma Festival. Northern Territory. | © Cameron Herweynen