Pikarong by Lydia Balbal

Details of Pikarong

  
Pikarong by Lydia Balbal
Details
Catalog Number : 788379
Size : 112cm x 183cm
Medium : Acrylic On Linen
For Sale : Contact Short St Gallery
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About Pikarong
Pikarong is a Jila (living water) in Jawiny and Mangala border country. This is both Lydia's parents country. This is the country that Lydia was born in. It is strong woman's country forming part of the woman's law line. There is a lot of campi (bushfood) here especially king brown snake. This country is north of Winpa near well 33 on the Canning Stock Route in the Great Sandy Desert, W.A.

Lydia says "I be born this country. It woman's country this side of Winpa. We go hunting follow king brown tracks. see that baby snake and the egg. that baby snake he go to rockhole he live there." The lines shows the king brown snake tracks.