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.


1 in stock

Interested in this artwork but thinking about a commission? Email us to discuss the details.

Milingimbi Art and Culture Aboriginal Corporation

The Milingimbi Art and Culture Aboriginal Corporation is a community owned Art Centre that maintains an important position in the national art and cultural arena. Milingimbi Art and Culture has a long history of producing works steeped in active cultural practice such as barks, ceremonial poles, carvings and weavings. Works from Milingimbi are integral to important collections in many National and International institutions.


Contact us

A: Lot 53 Gadupu Rd, Milingimbi via Winellie, NT 0822
P: (+61) 8987 9888

Warning: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this website may contain images and voices of deceased persons.

© Milingimbi Art and Culture Aboriginal Corporation

Follow us