|oykal

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|oykal : fish : Turrum, carangoides emburyi , king fish, enters into freshwater to breed. read more

Ancestral Hunter

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The Ancestral fisherman Muwandi stands on the sacred rock that bares the same name. read more

Baru, Djaykung ga Wak'wak

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Artwork Baru, Djaykung ga Wak'wak
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H: 50cm W: 38cm

My mother’s totem is Baru (crocodile). The Djaykung (file snake) and the Wak’wak (water lily) represents my grandmother’s totem. read more

Manggalili

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Artwork Manggalili
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H: 90cm W: 30cm

This work has three panels of which all have a particular story and meaning. read more

Burrut’tji

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Artwork Burrut’tji
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H: 88cm W: 32cm

Baraltja is the residence of Burrut’tji the lightning serpent. read more

Nhulunbuy

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Artwork Nhulunbuy
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H: 193cm W: 0cm

Gurrundul is wife to senior Rirratjiu clansman and artist Wanyubi Marika. read more

Djerrka at Gurka’wuy

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Artwork Djerrka at Gurka’wuy
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Trial Bay is located between Caledon Bay to the North and above the larger Blue Mud Bay on the Western side of the Gulf of Carpentaria. read more

Gurrtjpi at Båniyala

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Artwork Gurrtjpi at Båniyala
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H: 96cm W: 41cm

The Madarrpa travelled to live permanently at Båniyala, clan land north on Blue Mud Bay under the direction of clan leader Wakuthi. read more

Floral Design

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Artwork Floral Design
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H: 20cm W: 10cm

I came up with this design while doing art at school. read more

Marrau Miny’tji

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Artwork Marrau Miny’tji
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H: 139cm W: 39cm

This work was exhibited at Garawan’s first solo exhibition held at Niagara Galleries in Melbourne. read more

Djapu Miny’tji

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Artwork Djapu Miny’tji
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H: 86cm W: 18cm

The cross hatching grid pattern is the sacred design for the freshwaters of the Djapu clan at their homeland Wandawuy now an outstation about 150 kilometres south of Yirrkala and inland from Blue Mud Bay. read more

Marrau Miny’tji

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Artwork Marrau Miny’tji
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H: 121cm W: 36cm

This work is very similar in form to one accepted to and exhibited in the 25th Jubilee Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award at the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory which was accompanied with the following documentation. read more

Dreamtime at the G

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Artwork Dreamtime at the G
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H: 40cm W: 55cm

I like to watch footie here on my community (Yirrkala, NE Arnhem land), to see my gathu (nephew) play because he loves football. read more

Djerrka at Gurka’wuy

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Artwork Djerrka at Gurka’wuy
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H: 76cm W: 47cm

Trial Bay is located between Caledon Bay to the North and above the larger Blue Mud Bay on the Western side of the Gulf of Carpentaria. read more

Dhalwau Miny’tji

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Artwork Dhalwau Miny’tji
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H: 247cm W: 0cm

This sacred diamond design for the Dhalwau clan reflects the patterning of water streaming from the body of Ancestral Creator Being Barama as he emerged from these waters at Gånga], with weed hanging from his arms. read more

Djapu Miny’tji

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Artwork Djapu Miny’tji
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H: 100cm W: 38cm

The cross hatching grid pattern is the sacred design for the freshwaters of the Djapu clan at their homeland Wandawuy now an outstation about 150 kilometres south of Yirrkala and inland from Blue Mud Bay. read more

Djapu Miny’tji

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Artwork Djapu Miny’tji
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H: 88cm W: 24cm

The cross hatching grid pattern is the sacred design for the freshwaters of the Djapu clan at their homeland Wandawuy now an outstation about 150 kilometres south of Yirrkala and inland from Blue Mud Bay. read more

Dakawa and Baypinnga at Gå]ga]

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Artwork Dakawa and Baypinnga at Gå]ga]
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H: 58cm W: 49cm

Along the sacred freshwater systems at Gå]ga] areas open out into large permanent billabongs. read more

Marrau Miny’tji

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Artwork Marrau Miny’tji
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H: 180cm W: 55cm

Garawan a Marrakulu clansman says that “Wayuga brought me up so I’m also adopted to the Marrau clan” The Marrakulu and Marrau are closely related clans through madayin (sacred clan mythologies and law). read more

Gå]ga] Waters

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Artwork Gå]ga] Waters
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A sacred expanse of water behind the Gå]ga] outstation where this bark was produced is referred to as Gulutji. read more

Djapu Miny’tji

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Artwork Djapu Miny’tji
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H: 79cm W: 58cm

The cross hatching grid pattern is the sacred design for the freshwaters of the Djapu clan at their homeland Wandawuy now an outstation about 150 kilometres south of Yirrkala and inland from Blue Mud Bay. read more

Gå]ga] Waters

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Artwork Gå]ga] Waters
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A sacred expanse of water behind the Gå]ga] outstation where this bark was produced is referred to as Gulutji. read more

Gå]ga] Waters

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Artwork Gå]ga] Waters
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A sacred expanse of water behind the Gå]ga] outstation where this bark was produced is referred to as Gulutji. read more

Djet’s mothers

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Artwork Djet’s mothers
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Liyawaday is the youngest wife of senior artist Djambawa Marawili. read more

Burrut’tji

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Artwork Burrut’tji
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H: 65cm W: 30cm

Baraltja is the residence of Burrut’tji (also known as Mundukul) the lightning serpent. read more

Marrau Miny’tji

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Artwork Marrau Miny’tji
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H: 107cm W: 41cm

This work was exhibited at Garawan’s first solo exhibition held at Niagara Galleries in Melbourne. read more

Bonba

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Artwork Bonba
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H: 40cm W: 40cm

A Dhudi-Djapu family was living at Garrangali. read more

Djapu Miny’tji

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Artwork Djapu Miny’tji
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H: 82cm W: 53cm

The cross hatching grid pattern is the sacred design for the freshwaters of the Djapu clan at their homeland Wandawuy now an outstation about 150 kilometres south of Yirrkala and inland from Blue Mud Bay. read more

Båru at Yathikpa

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Artwork Båru at Yathikpa
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H: 194cm W: 57cm

Djambawa explains the elements of his painting which incorporates themes of fire and water and describes the ancestral events in which Bäru, the crocodile, plays a central role. read more

Burrut’tji

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Artwork Burrut’tji
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H: 143cm W: 48cm

Baraltja is the residence of Burrut’tji (also known as Mundukul) the lightning serpent. read more