REPATRIATION 2013

Film and photographs being repatriated at the Aboriginal community near Newcastle Waters 2013. Rob Paton with Dorothy Nuggett, Margaret Jackson and Terry Jackson.

LANE NUGGETT 2013

Lane Nuggett and Margaret Jackson at the repatriation of film, Newcastle Waters 2013.

REPATRIATION 2013: ROB PATON AND MARGARET JACKSON

Rob Paton and Margaret Jackson at the repatriation of film near Newcastle Waters 2013.

REPATRIATION OF FILM 2013

Dorothy and Lane Nuggett, terry Jackson and Margaret Jackson at the repatriation of film, Newcastle Waters 2013.

REPATRIATION 2013

Dorothy and Lane Nuggett and Terry Jackson at the repatriation of film, Newcastle Waters 2013. Film gear operated by Kate Rogers shown.

LONGREACH WATERHOLE NEAR NEWCASTLE WATERS

Longreach Waterhole near Newcastle Waters. People are walking through the shallows to collect fresh water mussels. The mussels are eaten after cooking on an open fire or are used as bait.

SUNSET

Sunset at Longreach Waterhole, Newcastle Waters, 1985.

COROBOREE NEWCASTLE WATERS

Kids from the school having a fun coroboree with elders, 1985. The photograph was taken near Newcastle Waters. Often these mock ceremonies are the entre for young novices to more important rites of passage.

TRADE BUNDLES OF BOOMERANGS

Bundles of boomerangs being prepared for a winnun exchange ceremony at Yarralin.  The photograph was taken near Newcasle Waters in 1986.

NUGGETT COLLINS HUNTING

Nuggett Collins Jarpata hunting near Newcastle Waters, 1985.

BOOMERANGS PREPARED FOR TRADING

Boomerangs being prepared for a winnun ceremony at Yarralin. The photograph was taken at Newcastle Waters in 1986.

INSULATOR USED TO MAKE TOOLS

Insulator used to make tools. This came from the old overland telegraph line, near Newcastle Waters. The photograph was taken in 1985.

DAISY COLLINS

Daisy Collins collecting bark for medicine and love magic. The photograph was taken near Newcastle Waters in 1985.

NUGGETT COLLINS WITH TRADE GOODS

Nuggett Collins with trade and exchange goods being readied for a winnun exchange ceremony at Yarralin. The photograph was taken in 1986 near Newcastle Waters.

BOOMERANG MANUFACTURE

Boomerangs being made by Nuggett Collins Jarpata, 1986. In the background is his family. The photograph was taken at Newcastle Waters.

ABBY THOMAS

Abby Thomas making a Leilira blade near Newcastle Waters, 1986. Important Dreaming histories are associated with the various trade goods. These stories travel with the goods as a part of the trade cycle called Winnun. Leilira blades are closely associated with the Pelican Dreaming. In the pelican Dreaming history, one blade on top of the other forms the pelican beak.

NUGGETT COLLINS HUNTING

Nuggett Collins Jarpata hunting sand goanna near Newcastle Waters, 1985.

NUGGETT COLLINS HUNTING

Nuggett Collins Jarpata hunting near Newcastle Waters, 1985.

SUNSET

Sunset at Longreach Waterhole, Newcastle Waters 1985.

SUNSET

Sunset at Longreach Waterhole, Newcastle Waters, 1985.

SUNSET

Sunset at Longreach Waterhole, Newcastle Waters, 1985.

SUNSET

Sunset at Longreach Waterhole, Newcastle Waters, 1985.

LONGREACH WATERHOLE

Longreach Waterhole near Newcastle Waters.

COLLECTING GUM NEAR NEWCASTLE WATERS

Collecting Gum near Newcastle Waters to make a sweet drink, 1987.

DOROTHY NUGGETT FISHING

Dorothy Nuggett fishing at Longreach Waterhole near Newcastle Waters, 1985.

NUGGETT COLLINS JARPATA HUNTING

Nuggett Collins hunting near Newcastle Waters, 1986.

SUNSET

Sunset at Longreach Waterhole, Newcastle Waters 1985.

REPATRIATION 2013

Film and photographs being repatriated at the Aboriginal community near Newcastle Waters 2013. Rob Paton with Dorothy Nuggett, Margaret Jackson and Terry Jackson.

LANE NUGGETT 2013

Lane Nuggett and Margaret Jackson at the repatriation of film, Newcastle Waters 2013.

REPATRIATION 2013: ROB PATON AND MARGARET JACKSON

Rob Paton and Margaret Jackson at the repatriation of film near Newcastle Waters 2013.

REPATRIATION OF FILM 2013

Dorothy and Lane Nuggett, terry Jackson and Margaret Jackson at the repatriation of film, Newcastle Waters 2013.

REPATRIATION 2013

Dorothy and Lane Nuggett and Terry Jackson at the repatriation of film, Newcastle Waters 2013. Film gear operated by Kate Rogers shown.

LONGREACH WATERHOLE NEAR NEWCASTLE WATERS

Longreach Waterhole near Newcastle Waters. People are walking through the shallows to collect fresh water mussels. The mussels are eaten after cooking on an open fire or are used as bait.

SUNSET

Sunset at Longreach Waterhole, Newcastle Waters, 1985.

COROBOREE NEWCASTLE WATERS

Kids from the school having a fun coroboree with elders, 1985. The photograph was taken near Newcastle Waters. Often these mock ceremonies are the entre for young novices to more important rites of passage.

TRADE BUNDLES OF BOOMERANGS

Bundles of boomerangs being prepared for a winnun exchange ceremony at Yarralin.  The photograph was taken near Newcasle Waters in 1986.

NUGGETT COLLINS HUNTING

Nuggett Collins Jarpata hunting near Newcastle Waters, 1985.

BOOMERANGS PREPARED FOR TRADING

Boomerangs being prepared for a winnun ceremony at Yarralin. The photograph was taken at Newcastle Waters in 1986.

INSULATOR USED TO MAKE TOOLS

Insulator used to make tools. This came from the old overland telegraph line, near Newcastle Waters. The photograph was taken in 1985.

DAISY COLLINS

Daisy Collins collecting bark for medicine and love magic. The photograph was taken near Newcastle Waters in 1985.

NUGGETT COLLINS WITH TRADE GOODS

Nuggett Collins with trade and exchange goods being readied for a winnun exchange ceremony at Yarralin. The photograph was taken in 1986 near Newcastle Waters.

BOOMERANG MANUFACTURE

Boomerangs being made by Nuggett Collins Jarpata, 1986. In the background is his family. The photograph was taken at Newcastle Waters.

ABBY THOMAS

Abby Thomas making a Leilira blade near Newcastle Waters, 1986. Important Dreaming histories are associated with the various trade goods. These stories travel with the goods as a part of the trade cycle called Winnun. Leilira blades are closely associated with the Pelican Dreaming. In the pelican Dreaming history, one blade on top of the other forms the pelican beak.

NUGGETT COLLINS HUNTING

Nuggett Collins Jarpata hunting sand goanna near Newcastle Waters, 1985.

NUGGETT COLLINS HUNTING

Nuggett Collins Jarpata hunting near Newcastle Waters, 1985.

SUNSET

Sunset at Longreach Waterhole, Newcastle Waters 1985.

SUNSET

Sunset at Longreach Waterhole, Newcastle Waters, 1985.

SUNSET

Sunset at Longreach Waterhole, Newcastle Waters, 1985.

SUNSET

Sunset at Longreach Waterhole, Newcastle Waters, 1985.

LONGREACH WATERHOLE

Longreach Waterhole near Newcastle Waters.

COLLECTING GUM NEAR NEWCASTLE WATERS

Collecting Gum near Newcastle Waters to make a sweet drink, 1987.

DOROTHY NUGGETT FISHING

Dorothy Nuggett fishing at Longreach Waterhole near Newcastle Waters, 1985.

NUGGETT COLLINS JARPATA HUNTING

Nuggett Collins hunting near Newcastle Waters, 1986.

SUNSET

Sunset at Longreach Waterhole, Newcastle Waters 1985.