Stars of Yuendumu new paintings from Warlukurlangu Artists, Yuendumu, NT

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Betsy Napangardi Lewis Majardi Jukurrpa (Hair String Skirt Dreaming) 2006
Acrylic on Belgian linen
460 x 460mm

This Jukurrpa comes from Mina Mina. It is about a group of women of all ages who danced at Mina Mina during the Dreaming. As they danced digging sticks rose up out of the ground. This painting depicts the majardi, hairstring skirts, which the women dance in for yawulyu, ceremony. These skirts are made of hair and spun on a spindle. The women travelled on from Mina Mina, dancing and creating many places. The owners for this Land, Dreaming and Designs are Napangardi and Napanangka women.

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