Held by the teeth: biting bags from Milingimbi
Museum collections and archives from Arnhem Land hold many objects that are linked to individuals and communities either through their making or their collection. Unlike some other material culture items, works made from fibre have received little critical attention from researchers. This article seeks to advance an understanding of biting bags, small looped string bags, made by Aboriginal people from an island in Arnhem Land, Milingimbi. Milingimbi is the home of Aboriginal people whom, for...[Show more]
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