The Ngurrara Great Sandy Desert Canvas is not only the largest Aboriginal canvas in the world – it was also used to help secure Native Title for the Ngurrara people. Measuring ten metres by eight metres, the enormous work was created by the Ngurrara people during a 10 year Native Title claim to demonstrate their affiliation with the Great Sandy Desert Land. The painting is the centre piece of the Ngurrara Great Sandy Desert exhibition currently being held in the South Australian Museum in Adelaide. The Wire’s Alice Monfries went along to discover just how special this amazing painting is.

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