This legend was recorded in the Kala Lagaw Ya language in 1994. It was retold by my father, the late Leniaso Tipoti, known to islanders as Argan-Besai. This story highlights the results of stealing from the blind. In a sense it is related to the traditional cultural lores of the Maluiligal nation. The story is yet to be translated into English.
This print is featured in the National Gallery of Australia’s definitive print publication, ‘Printed, images of Australian artists 1942-2020 by Roger Butler. Page 330