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Background

Yiwarra Kuju: The Canning Stock Route

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Background

We wanna tell you fellas 'bout things been happening in the past that hasn't been recorded, what old people had in their head. No pencil and paper. The white man history has been told and it's today in the book. But our history is not there properly. We've got to tell 'em through our paintings..

Clifford Brooks, Wiluna, 2007.

Travelling exhibition

Yiwarra Kuju: The Canning Stock Route exhibition was a joint initiative between the National Museum of Australia and FORM. It was supported by the National Collecting Institutions Touring and Outreach Program, an Australian Government program aiming to improve access to the national collections for all Australians.

The exhibition debuted at the National Museum of Australia in Canberra from 30 July 2010 to 26 January 2011. It was also on show at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Western Australia, 2 to 27 November 2011, Australian Museum, Sydney, 17 December 2011 to 29 April 2012, and at the Queensland Museum, Brisbane, Queensland from 25 May to 14 July 2013.