Warnayaka Art Centre, N.T
Cooee Art Gallery, NSW
The marla are represented by to ‘V’ shapes, the shape of the tracks they leave in the sand. Concentric circles show the water holes the marla stopped at and the wavy lines depict the journey they made.
The Wampana Wallaby Dreaming. The wallabies are carrying on their heads Yarripiri Snake Dreaming.
They were joined at Miya Miya by other Dreamings where they held a Jardiwanpa, Fire Dreaming. The Wallabies home is at Pulatyerre. All the rock wallabies are sleeping.
This dreaming belongs to the Japanangka, Napanangka. Japangardi,Napangardi skin groups. There is a big ceremony about this dreaming in which both men and women participate.Share