Gurtha dhäwu (fire story) (#3377-17)
Ochre on paper, 56 x 38 cm, 2017
Lirririnyin explains that ‘this painting represents the bush fire used in the Gupapuyŋu clan funerals and ceremonies like the Ŋarra ceremony.’ Much of this story is restricted and unable to be shared. It was painted and taught to her by her father Binyinyuwuy and belongs to her mother’s clan.
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