Better World Aboriginal Art Lacquered Decorative Heart (Large) - Two Dogs Dreaming

by Murdie Nampijinpa Morris

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Better World Aboriginal Art Lacquered Decorative Heart (Large) - Two Dogs Dreaming by Murdie Nampijinpa Morris

Decorative Heart - approx. 8cm x 8cm x 4cm

Handmade Xmas Decorations using recycled paper, traditional, hand-painted and lacquered Kashmiri handicrafts are united with Aboriginal designers. Each decoration comes with its own tag about the Artist and the design. 

About the Story/Artist 
In this Dreaming story, two dog ancestors, a Jampijinpa and a Napangardi, travelled from the west to the east. At Tapu (a rockhole), the two dogs separated. The female dog, Napangardi, went to the south. The male dog, Jampijinpa, went to the north. Eventually he became lonely and howled for Napangardi in the south.   She came running to him, and they married each other at Ngarnka. They wore men’s and women’s marriage headdresses, and Jampijinpa painted himself with white clay for the ceremony.  The two dogs continued running east, before arriving in Warlaku (Ali Curung). Many other dogs were living in Warlaku when they arrived. There were many families of dogs, mothers and fathers and children and uncles all living together. Jampijinpa and Napangardi made a burrow to rest in and started a big family of dogs there. They chose to stay in Warlaku and live with all the other dogs. In this way, the ‘malikijarra Jukurrpa’ (two dogs Dreaming) tells the story of proper conduct in families and marriages.

 

(XMAS-BWA-HRTL-MNM2)

SKU XMAS-BWA-HRTL-MNM2
Barcode # AMNM652PXHL
Brand Better World Arts
Shipping Weight 0.0400kg
Shipping Width 0.100m
Shipping Height 0.050m
Shipping Length 0.080m
Shipping Cubic 0.000400000m3

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