Warnayaka Art Centre, N.T
Coo-ee Aboriginal Art
This painting depicts Wapartali – the Little Bush Potato. This is a favourite food of the Warlpiri and the major totem for this artist.
In what is the major dreaming story for for Napurrulla women Wapartali and Yumurpa – the Big Bush potato fight a battle which ends in a just settlement. It is a morality tale about how Warlpiri people live in harmony.
It is also one of the major ceremonial stories for the artist.