Eagle Dreaming

This dreaming is about the Wedge Tail Eagle.  The custodian or Kirda for this dreaming or Jukurrpa is Napanangka and Napangardi women and Japanangka and Japangardi men skin groups. Nangala and Nampijinpa women and Jangala and Jampijinpa men are the checkers or auditors skin groups. This last group of people check the dreaming story when it is presented in ceremony. Our word for these people is kurdungulu.  They make sure all the information is correct when we are teaching about Eagle Dreaming in ceremony.  This eagle is very large and not seen very much where my family comes from in the south western part of the Tanami Desert. In this painting you can see her foot prints and eggs. The mother eagle leaves to find food, while the father stays and cares for their young..

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Medium: Painting
300 x 300 Acrylic on Linen
Year: 2017
SKU: 742-17

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This dreaming is about the Wedge Tail Eagle.  The custodian or Kirda for this dreaming or Jukurrpa is Napanangka and Napangardi women and Japanangka and Japangardi men skin groups. Nangala and Nampijinpa women and Jangala and Jampijinpa men are the checkers or auditors skin groups. This last group of people check the dreaming story when it is presented in ceremony. Our word for these people is kurdungulu.  They make sure all the information is correct when we are teaching about Eagle Dreaming in ceremony.  This eagle is very large and not seen very much where my family comes from in the south western part of the Tanami Desert. In this painting you can see her foot prints and eggs. The mother eagle leaves to find food, while the father stays and cares for their young..

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About Biddy Timms

Napanangka is a Warlpiri woman. She speaks Warlpiri and Jaru. Her father, Tiger Timms Jupurrurla, was of a Warlpiri sub tribe Ngaliya. Her mother was a Warlpiri-Kukatja woman from the Balgo region in WA. Warlpiri are a Tanami Desert people. 2 sub tribes from the north now live in Lajamanu, Ngaliya and Warnayaka. Napanangka moved to Lajamanu from Gordon Downs after her father died there. Napanangka knows her ceremony's and law and dances. Her first medium was body art in ochre and oils. Napanangka has had four daughters with 3 still surviving. Her daughters now have many children. Her favourite past times are caring for her grandchildren, cleaning her house and of course painting and spending time in the art centre. Napanangka started painting in 2009. Her daughter Jenny is also a keen artist.

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