Juliette Nakamarra Morris - Wanakiji Jukurrpa (Bush Tomato)- Ngaru

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Juliette Nakamarra Morris - Wanakiji Jukurrpa (Bush Tomato)- Ngaru

$295.00

This pain􀆟ng shows two Napaljarri women collec􀆟ng
‘wanakiji’ for tucker around Ngaru country to the west of
Yuendumu that is also the site for Yawulyu, an important
women's ceremony. Wanakiji (bush tomato [Solanum
chippendalei]) are really good bush foods that can be eaten
raw or cooked. In Warlpiri pain􀆟ngs tradi􀆟onal iconography
is used to represent the Jukurrpa, par􀆟cular sites and other
elements. Circles of different colours are used to depict
cooked and uncooked ‘wanakiji’, ‘U’ shapes oô€…Œen are used to
represent the two Napaljarri sisters and concentric circles
are used to portray their ‘ngurra’ (camp sites).

46 x 46cm