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Cutline, Warakurna to Warburton

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Cutline, Warakurna to Warburton

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All the families helped [build the new road]. We camped along the way in swags. We had a green tractor. Sometimes we got a flat tyre and had to fix it. We had axes and had to cut down trees. It was a really big job.

Judith Yinyika Chambers, Dorcas Tinamayi Bennett and Martha Ward

An acrylic painting on canvas showing people cutting down trees, with vehicles and groups of other people around. The background is made up of dot infill and is predominantly yellow and brown.
Cutline, Warakurna to Warburton, 2011, Judith Yinyika Chambers, Dorcas Tinamayi Bennett and Martha Ward, acrylic on canvas, 1016 x 1527 x 31 mm. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by Wayne and Vicki McGeoch.
The road linking Warburton and Warakurna, 2010.
The road linking Warburton and Warakurna, 2010. Photo: Edwina Circuitt.

Artists

Judith Yinyika Chambers, born 1958 at Mitjika, a rock-hole near Wanarn, Purungu skin group

Dorcas Tinimayi Bennett, born 1956 at Wurturu, a rock-hole near Kaltukatjarra (Docker River), Tjarurru skin group

Martha Ward, born 1956 at Rururr, Yiparrka skin group

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