Gapul by Alick TipotiGapul by Alick Tipoti
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Gapul

Alick Tipoti

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"Gapu is our language name for the Suckerfish (Ramora). It plays a very significant role in our traditional fishing methods. My ancestors used the Gapu to catch Waru (turtle) and Dhangal (Dugong), as well as the harpoon. Gapul is the plural of Gapu." Alick Tipoti

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Location Australia
Region Torres Strait
Artist Alick Tipoti
NWC Nation N/A
Date Created 2011
Dimensions 22 1/2 x 15
Materials & Edition linocut - hand coloured edition 70

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