Jack Wherra
These boab nuts were carved by the late Jack Wherra a Ngarinyin man from the Kimberley in Western Australia. He began carving boab nuts whilst serving a jail sentence in a Broome jail. Boab nut carving is a tradition that the Indigenous people from the Kimberley have been practising for many years. Boab trees are indigenous to that area of Australia.
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