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Rock paintings: Male and female figures from Ubirr Rock, Arnhem Land, Australia

Male and female figures from Ubirr Rock, Arnhem Land, Australia

Male and female figures from Ubirr Rock, Arnhem Land, Australia by beatrice on Indulgy.com

Australian Aboriginal Art Rock Painting in the Kimberleys - Western Australian Tourism

Western Australia - Kimberley - Truscott Aboriginal Rock Art Site

Western Australia - Kimberley - Truscott Aboriginal Rock Art Site

Three Tassel Bradshaws the central one of which, based on the style and colour, was probably painted earlier. The two outer figures are elaborately decorated with 'Triple Tassels' hanging from their upper arms/elbows and their waists, bangles on their wrists, upper arms/elbows and ankles. Both carry brooms and the right hand figure even has a tassel hanging from the headdress. The central figure is more typical of the 'classic' Tassel Bradshaw with the plan view, 'Broad Shoulders Feature'…

Western Australian Desert Aboriginal Shield ‘Wunda’

Western Australian Desert Aboriginal Shield ‘Wunda’

Stilt Shelter - Aborginal Environments Research Centre site at The University of Queensland Another barrel-vaulted, stringybark roofed shelter (found in Burara country, North Central Arnhem Land) A local name for this type of shelter translates as ‘table on stilts’. (Memmott)
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Aboriginal Environments Enthusiast Website | Indigenous Australian Information & Opinion

What is the Australian Aboriginal Culture? It is the indigenous culture of the original native inhabitant of Australia. It refers to the indigenous culture'

Aboriginal churinga, discoid stone that represents the immortal spirit of men, 1900-2000

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A Luritja man demonstrating method of attack with boomerang under cover of shield (1920).

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A Luritja man demonstrating method of attack with boomerang under cover of shield (1920).

Australia aborgine Churinga, with kangaroo tracks

Carl Jung Talks about Stones: Ten Quotations - Jung Currents

“Many people cannot refrain from picking up stones of a slightly unusual color or shape and keeping them, …. without knowing why they do. It is as if the stone held a mystery in it that fascinates them. Men have collected stones since the beginning of time and have apparently assumed that […]

Aboriginal fish traps | Photo
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Carved in the mountainside are huge rock petroglyphs of eagle and Hawk-headed beings in canoes going down a river. These petroglyphs allegedly date 40,000 to 60,000 years. The Aborigines who live in the area say that this is the 'site of creation'. There are pictures that match some of the crop circle formations and some of the ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs. [Australia]

Australian Petroglyphs, Wondjina

Origin:  Australia, Central Desert, possibly Northern territory        Period/Date: Likely first quarter of the 20th century    Materials:  Mulga wood    Description:  This stunning "hooked" or "number 7" boomerang is presented on a custom wood display stand.  It is decorated on both sides of the head and neck with pokerwork dotting in meandering totemic patterns.

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Aboriginal site - axe sharpening on Kings Tableland at Wentworth Falls. This is a very valuable part of the story of our town.

Aboriginal site - axe sharpening on Kings Tableland at Wentworth Falls. This is a very valuable part of the story of our town.

Aboriginal parrying shield

Aboriginal parrying shield

Australian Aboriginal Fish Traps Australian National Museum

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