Emu Dreaming (M)
This particular site of the Yankirri Jukurrpa, (emu Dreaming [Dromaius novaehollandiae]) is at Ngarlikurlangu, north of Yuendumu. The 'yankirri' travelled to the rockhole at Ngarlikurangu to find water. This Jukurrpa story belongs to Jangala/ Jampijinpa men and Nangala/Nampijinpa women. In contemporary Walpiri paintings traditional iconography is used to represent the Jukurrpa, associated sites and other elements. Emus are usually represented by their 'wirliya' (footprints), arrow-like shapes that show them walking around Ngarlikurlangu eating 'yakajirri' (bush raisin [Solanum centrale]). In the time of the Jukurrpa there was a fight at Ngarlikiurlangu between a 'yankirri' ancestor and Wardilyka (Australian bustard [Ardeotis australis]) ancestors over sharing the 'yakajirri'. There is also a dance for this Jukurrpa that is preformed during initiation ceremonies.
Recognised for its bold use of colour and iconography, this collection features a range of indigenous art by Warlukurlangu Artists. Perfect for quilts, cushion covers and tote bags!
Artist: Lee Nangala Gallagher
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Edge: hemmed edge
Size: Medium 28x28cm / Large 34x34cm
Made: Australia by Hand
Fabric Type: Made from cotton - please note not as soft as a cotton lawn
Composition: 100% Cotton
Care: Wash 40°C, line dry
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