Law of the Wardaman People

3 AM 4049/06
Bill Harney Quail Dreaming 2006
Natural ochres & pigments on Galacia linen
570 x 1010mm

"Quail Dreaming. Quail made it - he called it Bunggoorun. It has a leaf - it's the best medicine - it's the eucalyptus with the oil in it. When you boil it it becomes oily. You can rub it on your skin and it fix up all the tear up muscle inside. Bunggoorun tree is called Yellow Jack and good for didgeridoo. In the Creation Time the grasshopper brought all the little straw and put in the hole and made a good sound. It's my Dreaming - Bunggoorun." Bill Harney, October 2006.

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