Dorothy Bidingal

Gapuwiyak Culture and Arts

My name is Dorothy Dhukurrru Bidingal My language is Ritharrgu and my clan group is Yirritja. My mother and father are Dhawuluwul and Ngalandirr. I am bangaditjan and my moiety is Yirritja. My totem is (Wurrpan) emu and (Guwak) Spangled Drongo. I learned weaving by watching my mother and my two sisters Maradhuwarr and Bambalarra. I go hunting to collect pandanus and dyes and I collect all types of dyes. I like weaving baskets and I can weave mats too.