Stock Works 4

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18 AM 4952/07
Shaun Norman Kinebulla (Paddy Melon) Dreaming 2007
Natural ochre & pigment on canvas
630 x 1165mm
$1500

Kinebulla was gathered up Emu. Took it across to Goojinga law place for ceremony - initiation for all the young boys and subincision - that's in the law place. They sang Goojinga all the night to daylight. And Emu brought all the food for them - Kinebulla - and fed them. Everyone was dressed all in red ochre and the white ochre was used for the forehead band - called kalumbung. They pissed on the hot coal to make the steam come up to cure the pain after the subincision.

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