An Aboriginal girl continuing with her heritage by painting her face for a ritual. The viewer can see the happiness in the participation of her culture, which in some ways in unknown to the rest of the world.
"A Gin & Piccaninny" (old terms for a an Australian Aboriginal woman and an Aboriginal child). Photo taken between 1868 and 1872. Part of Scrapbook, Australia, 1868-1872, collected by C.H. Allen during a journey around the world
Minnie Pwerle (also Minnie Purla or Minnie Motorcar Apwerl; born between 1910 and 1922 – 18 March 2006) was an Australian Aboriginal artist. She came from Utopia, Northern Territory (Unupurna in local language), a cattle station in the Sandover area of Central Australia 300 kilometres (190 mi) northeast of Alice Springs.