Turkey Dreaming #606

about

This dreaming tells us about the bush turkey, a big bird that flies around from place to place searching for food (insects). The Aboriginal men hunt for these turkeys with boomerangs. 

provenance

2011 purchased at Warnayaka Arts Centre, Lajamanu;
Leslie Smith Gallery, Amsterdam

Lily Yirringali Jurrah Hargraves Nungurrayi

b. 01.07.1930
Jilla Well


Lily Yirringali Jurrah Hargraves Nungurrayi is a senior law woman for Lajamanu and an avid Walpiri artist and passionate about her culture. Born in the Tanami desert around 1930, she is driven to record and preserve while knowing she is fighting against time and the new impeding Western culture.  The artist's depth of character and life experience is reflected in her work. She is also k . . .
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