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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.


Canberra

Adrian Brown, Ngunnawal man who lives in Canberra, talks about his connection to his country and culture. The National Museum has purchased some of Adrian’s artworks, including clap sticks and a painting. The clap sticks represent song and story, and the bringing together of people; while the painting reveals the learning grounds where his father, Carl Brown, taught him to be a young Aboriginal murunj (man).