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Renowned Australian Indigenous artist and NT Yolngu woman N. Yunupingu passes away

Acclaimed Australian artist and Yolngu woman N. Yunupingu has been remembered as a "trailblazer" who inspired other Indigenous artists to better express themselves and...

Born in 1945, Ms Yunupingu — whose full name cannot be used for cultural reasons —  lived in the remote community of Yirrkala in East Arnhem Land.

  • Isaac Nowroozi and Alicia Perera
  • ABC

She won Australia’s top award for landscape painting, the prestigious Wynne Prize, earlier this year, and has had her works exhibited at the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra.

She was also the first Aboriginal artist to be featured in a solo exhibition at the Northern Territory’s premier museum, the…

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