Kani – Malilunya

Size: 56 x 76cm; acrylic on cotton canvas

Catalogue Number: 153-20


Malilunya minyma ngalturtjara maiku nguriningi (the woman from the dreamtime, Malilu was a poor thing, she was looking everywhere for food). She was a crippled woman and her daughter’s had ran off. After much hard work she found mai kutjupa kutjapa (different bush foods). She found kampurarpa (desert raisins) and wirriwiny. She traveled between the rockholes looking for food. This is a true story from the dream-time.