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Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 Tribal Abductions
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This painting depicts the removal by white authorities of Aboriginal children from a mother who is fighting to keep them. (Source: ABC On-line posted 5 August, 2016)

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First known date: 2016
      2016 .
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      • large-scale acrylic

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High Praise for NATSIAA Artworks 2016 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 10 August no. 632 2016; (p. 3, 36 and 37)
'Harold Thomas's heart-breaking poignant painting Tribal Abduction of authorities prying a baby from the breast of a tribal Aboriginal mother, surrounded by her family, while a nun stands by waiting to 'clean' the baby, has won Australia's most prestigious Indigenous art prize, ...'
Confronting Painting Wins National Prize Tamara Howie , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: NT News , 6 August 2016;
' A confronting depiction of an indigenous child being ripped from their mother’s breast has won the Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award.'
Darwin Artist Harold Thomas Wins National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award Jacqueline Breen , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: ABC News [Online] , August 2016;

'Tribal Abductions, a large-scale acrylic piece, depicts the removal by white authorities of Aboriginal children from a mother who is fighting to keep them.'

'Mr Thomas, a Luritja and Wambai man who is also known for his 1971 design of the Australian Aboriginal flag, was taken from his family at the age of seven. ...'

Darwin Artist Harold Thomas Wins National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award Jacqueline Breen , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: ABC News [Online] , August 2016;

'Tribal Abductions, a large-scale acrylic piece, depicts the removal by white authorities of Aboriginal children from a mother who is fighting to keep them.'

'Mr Thomas, a Luritja and Wambai man who is also known for his 1971 design of the Australian Aboriginal flag, was taken from his family at the age of seven. ...'

Confronting Painting Wins National Prize Tamara Howie , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: NT News , 6 August 2016;
' A confronting depiction of an indigenous child being ripped from their mother’s breast has won the Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award.'
High Praise for NATSIAA Artworks 2016 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 10 August no. 632 2016; (p. 3, 36 and 37)
'Harold Thomas's heart-breaking poignant painting Tribal Abduction of authorities prying a baby from the breast of a tribal Aboriginal mother, surrounded by her family, while a nun stands by waiting to 'clean' the baby, has won Australia's most prestigious Indigenous art prize, ...'
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