Goanna Dreaming – Wardapi Jukurrpa

This tells the story of hunting goanna. This is mainly a woman’s job. They are found in holes in the ground. The women do this. They teach the young ones of their own skin groups. The women set fire to the spinifex grass to find the holes. They use their digging sticks to dig the goannas out of their deep holes.

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Medium: Painting
1200 x 600mm Synthetic Polymer Paint on Canvas
Year: 2021
SKU: 381-21

Description

This tells the story of hunting goanna. This is mainly a woman’s job. They are found in holes in the ground. The women do this. They teach the young ones of their own skin groups. The women set fire to the spinifex grass to find the holes. They use their digging sticks to dig the goannas out of their deep holes.

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Weight 0.8 kg

About Sylvannia Spencer

Sylvannia is the granddaughter of Lily Hargraves, a noted Lajamanu artist.  Sylvannia has attended openings of her grand mothers art exhibitions.   She has 2 children and like s to paint as respite from home duties.  

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