Poster

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Registration number
40155
Item name
Poster 
Category
Painting/Paper
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
Yugambeh area: Kombumerri, Munaljahli, Wangeriburra, Migunburri, Guggin, Birinburra 
Place
Australia > Australia > Queensland > South east Queensland > Burleigh Heads, Logan and Nerang Rivers
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
July 30, 1996 
Acquisition method
Donated by University of Queensland, ATSI Studies Unit 
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

Two colour poster, 420 x 300mm, 'Yugambeh Aboriginal War Memorial'. Blue lettering and red drawing on a white background. The poster is dominated by the drawing, with a bird (eagle?), snake and dolphin in x-ray style, as well as concentric circles and outlines of a hand. At the bottom is the explanatory lettering: 'YUGAMBEH is the language name of the Aboriginal people whosse tribal region extends inland from the Logan and Nerang Rivers and includes the areas covered by all the adjacent streams and creeks. Yugambeh family groups include Kombumerri, Munaljahli, Wangeriburra, Migunburri, Guggin, Birinburra and others.' Produced by Kombumerri Aboriginal corporation for Culture, and art work by Marshall Bell.

Research notes

Part of a series of posters donated by the Studies Unit for Display No. 37, 'Did You know...', a number of which were laminated prior to hanging.

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