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Betsy Napangardi Lewis Majardi Jukurrpa (Ceremonial Dancing Skirt) 2003
Acrylic on linen
760 x 1200mm

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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