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Kungka tjuta (Many women)
1996

Medium
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
Measurements
61.5 × 55.0 cm
Place/s of Execution
Kintore, Northern Territory
Accession Number
1997.75
Department
Indigenous Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1997
Gallery location
Gallery 14
Level 3, NGV Australia
Description
The artist represents the travels of many ancestral women to a number of sites in the Lake McDonald area, including Tjunpanya, Lampintja, Kurnkurnya, Tikatika and Putjana. At each of these sites the women conducted ceremonies, singing the songs and performing the dances associated with the site.