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Making a ghost-net dinghy in the Torres Strait Islands


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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Erub (Darnley Island)

Artists based at Erub Erwer Meta Darnley Island Arts Centre in the Torres Strait on the making and meaning of the Loyalty Dinghy ghost-net sculpture. Made by Ellarose Savage, Jimmy Thaiday, Racy Oui-Pitt, Emma Gela, Florence Gutchen, Nancy Naawi, Nancy Kiwat, Lavinia Ketchell and Miller Anson.