Seed Dreaming – Ngurlu Jukurrpa; Napurrurla, Nakamarra-kurlangu

The Nakamarra and Napurrurla women are getting long, rounded wooden dishes, often known as coolamons, (Warlpiri: parraja) to put edible seeds in. The seeds are from a low-lying creeper grass (called karlajirdi in Warlpiri). The women collect and clean the seeds, and later they’ll cook them in hot coals. This dreaming belongs to Jakamarra/Jupurrurla and Nakamarra/Napurrurla groups. It is about the Miyamiya, Jiparanpa and Pawurrinji areas, in Warlpiri country in the Tanami Desert.

$140.00

1 in stock

Medium: Painting
400x300
Year: 2021
SKU: 75-21

Description

The Nakamarra and Napurrurla women are getting long, rounded wooden dishes, often known as coolamons, (Warlpiri: parraja) to put edible seeds in. The seeds are from a low-lying creeper grass (called karlajirdi in Warlpiri). The women collect and clean the seeds, and later they’ll cook them in hot coals. This dreaming belongs to Jakamarra/Jupurrurla and Nakamarra/Napurrurla groups. It is about the Miyamiya, Jiparanpa and Pawurrinji areas, in Warlpiri country in the Tanami Desert.

Additional information

Weight 0.8 kg

About Megan Nakamarra Patterson

Megan Nakamarra Patterson is a young lady very engaged in Lajamanu life.  She is a bold delightful person and who is very loved by her whole family.  Her weekends are spent out of Lajamanu with her family hunting, camping and enjoying each ohers company.  Her art work is painted on this basis and from what she has learnt from her grandparents and Aunties.