Pikilyi is an important natural spring and water-hole at Mt Doreen Station in the Northern Territory. Pikilyi is the home of two rainbow serpents, a married couple. The wife was a Napananka skin group and the husband a Japangardi, a taboo relationship in the Walpri culture. The serpents are the “kirda’ traditional owners of that country.
Cotton Throw featuring Kalipinya by Damien and Yilpi Marks
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Cotton Throw – 125x150cm -DYM938
This piece is Damien's depiction of the Sand hills, Rocky Outcrops and Rockholes around his home country. Running through the middle of this painting is a dry riverbed. Kalipinya is a large rockhole that is considered sacred in this area. It is very deep and runs under the ground. The men will form a line down into the rockhole and pass buckets of water back along the line. The land around it is shown in a very abstract style.
Cotton Throw featuring Mina Mina by Judy Watson
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Cotton Throw – 125x150cm -JWA696
Mina Mina, a place far west of Yuendumu, significant to Napangardi and Napanangka women who are the custodians of the Dreaming that created the area. It describes the journey of a group of women of all ages who travelled east gathering food.