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Melissa Karpa Nampijinpa "Water reaming"

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Melissa Karpa Nampijinpa
"Water reaming"

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  • 30 x 30 cm
  • Acrylic on Canvas
  • 15518
  • $200
  • $150
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  • Warlpiri
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  • Yuendumu, NT
  • 2018

In this story, the water Dreaming traveled from Puyurru, northwest of Yuendumu, to a soakage in the Mikanji creek. It unleashed a huge storm there. Two old blind women of the Nampijinpa skin group were sitting by the side of the soakages. As the two women strained their eyes to see the sky, tears formed in their eyes, creating the rain. Their spirits can still be seen at Mikanji in the form of two River Red Gum Trees growing near the soakage.

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Artist Melissa Karpa Nampijinpa
TitleWater reaming
Language GroupWarlpiri
AreaYuendumu, NT
Catalogue 15518
Date2018
MediumAcrylic on Canvas
Size (W x H) 30 x 30 cm
Price $AUD $200   Sale Price $150

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In this story, the water Dreaming traveled from Puyurru, northwest of Yuendumu, to a soakage in the Mikanji creek. It unleashed a huge storm there. Two old blind women of the Nampijinpa skin group were sitting by the side of the soakages. As the two women strained their eyes to see the sky, tears formed in their eyes, creating the rain. Their spirits can still be seen at Mikanji in the form of two River Red Gum Trees growing near the soakage.

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