bulangumbaay mulan ngumbaay girlang
(3 parts 1 story)
acrylic on canvas
101 x 152cm
2 of 3
The Wiradyuri women who were knowledge holders for this ceremony took the boys along a specific path, along a creek around and upward onto Wahluu to their Sacred Womens’ site adjacent to where the elite Warriors would meet them.
The thin path denotes the journey around, along and up to Wahluu.
The 5 band crosshatch that runs counter-clockwise around the edges of the canvas represent our Wiradyuri Central Lore of Yindyamarra as well as the gold ochre of ceremony. The 5 band crosshatch present on the path represents Yindyamarra.
Purple is for the Wiradyuri women who were Knowledge Holders and Lore Women