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Jeanie Ross Nampijinpa "Seed Dreaming"

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Jeanie Ross Nampijinpa
"Seed Dreaming"

  • Size (W x H)
  • Medium
  • Catalogue
  • Price $AUD
  • Sale Price
  • 76 x 61 cm
  • Acrylic on Linen
  • 573323
  • $990
  • $770

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  • Language
  • Born
  • Area
  • Date
  • Warlpiri
  • -
  • Yuendumu, NT
  • 2023

This painting tells the story of a Jangala ‘watiya-warnu’ ancestor who travelled south from a small hill called Ngurlupurranyangu to Yamunturrngu (Mount Liebig). As he travelled he picked the ‘watiya-warnu’ seeds and placed them in ‘parrajas’ (food carriers), one of which he carried on his head.

Watiya-warnu is a seed bearing tree that grows in open spinifex or mulga country. When people returned to their camp after collecting the seeds they would make large windbreaks for shelter and winnow the seed in the late afternoon. Immature ‘watiya-warnu’ seed is ground into a paste and can be used to treat upset stomachs

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Artist Jeanie Ross Nampijinpa
TitleSeed Dreaming
Language GroupWarlpiri
AreaYuendumu, NT
Catalogue 573323
Date2023
MediumAcrylic on Linen
Size (W x H) 76 x 61 cm
Price $AUD $990   Sale Price $770

Unstretched - Rolled in a tube

Stretched - Ready to hang* (+$140)

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Description

This painting tells the story of a Jangala ‘watiya-warnu’ ancestor who travelled south from a small hill called Ngurlupurranyangu to Yamunturrngu (Mount Liebig). As he travelled he picked the ‘watiya-warnu’ seeds and placed them in ‘parrajas’ (food carriers), one of which he carried on his head.

Watiya-warnu is a seed bearing tree that grows in open spinifex or mulga country. When people returned to their camp after collecting the seeds they would make large windbreaks for shelter and winnow the seed in the late afternoon. Immature ‘watiya-warnu’ seed is ground into a paste and can be used to treat upset stomachs

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