Snake Dreaming – Warna Jukurrpa

This Dreaming tells about a snake, called warna in Warlpiri, that lives in the bush. The snake always crawls at night when it’s cool .The snake hunts for rats, mice and other small native animals. Some snakes can be very dangerous. The male and female snakes travel together.

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Medium: Painting
1200 x 600mm Synthetic Polymer Paint on Canvas
Year: 2021
SKU: 476-21

Description

This Dreaming tells about a snake, called warna in Warlpiri, that lives in the bush. The snake always crawls at night when it’s cool .The snake hunts for rats, mice and other small native animals. Some snakes can be very dangerous. The male and female snakes travel together.

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Weight 0.8 kg

About Mercia Napurrurla Lewis

Mercia has painted at the art centre since 2009 when she lived in Lajamanu.  Since then she now lives in Katherine but always visits family.  When Mercia is here she paints at the art centre.  Mercia paints the traditional stories or body of knowledge for Napurrurla skin.  Diamond doves, snakes, seeds and the harvesting of grain and about where here family comes from – her country.  Her art work is in the tradition of the central desert region of dots. 

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