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20 AM 13792/17
Harry Tjutjuna Wati Nyiru 2009
Acrylic on linen
965 x 715mm

This is Wati Nyiru, a man named 'Nyiru', who is watching the seven sisters up on the hill near Whyalla, other side of Port Augusta. He watches them go into the cave, he blocks the cave but the ladies go through the cave and out the other side. Wati Nyiru sleeps and comes back to find that they have gone. He travels to Broken Hill and comes back to Nyipurana looking for them. He then sits down and sees the smoke from that 'kungka mob', group of girls. This story travels all across Australia and Harry identifies strongly with this man.

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