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Two Snake Dreaming

$450.00

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Description

Two snakes are shown travelling around the area of 20 Mile Bore on Napperby Station where the artist grew up. Both snakes lay their eggs in the same nest. This is very unusual as females usually breed apart. In the Luritja tribal story for this area the two snakes represent two women of the Napaltjarri skin group in the Dreamtime. These women ate a poisonous small sweey blackberry called Pula Pula. As their punishment they were changed in to Pilkardi (snakes). They became small orange snakes called Inoorki which live in this country today, They are not good ‘bush tucker’ and Aboriginal people leave them alone.

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Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 76 × 9 × 9 cm
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Screenprint

Artist

Michelle Possum

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Published

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99

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