Freshwater story, 2019


  • 96cm x 18cm
  • 2019
  • Acrylic on bark
  • Catalog No: 1077-19-58
  • Freshwater story paintings animals and plants that live in freshwater billabongs like Baypinga (Saratoga), Yangura (long necked turtle), Dakuwa (Freshwater crayfish), Madalaytj (Short necked turtle), Baritjar (catfish), Djaykung (filesnake) and Dhatam (water lily). These are all favourite foods for Yolngu. These animals can also be found in songlines and dances that are performed at ceremonies.
  • Bark Painting
  • Gapuwiyak Culture and Arts