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Description - Larrakitj by Kerry Stokes Collection

In the proudly ancient Yolngu heartlands larrakitj were used to contain the bones of the deceased during mortuary ceremonies. Today, artists from Arnhem Land's Buku-Larrnggay Mulka arts centre produce modern larrakitj for the education of Indigenous and non-Indigenous people.

Collected for a decade, the larrakitj collection of 110 Yolngu memorial poles from north-east Arnhem form a special part of the Kerry Stokes collection. This beautifully illustrated book features photos of the artworks and the artists with comprehensive biographies and stunning images of Arnhem Land.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780957790681
ISBN-10: 0957790686
Format: Hardback
(302mm x 264mm x 31mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: Fremantle Press
Publisher: Fremantle Press
Publish Date: 23-Feb-2012
Country of Publication: Australia

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