Stainless Steel Aboriginal Art Cocktail Shaker - Emu Dreaming
by Pauline Nampijinpa Singleton
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Stainless Steel Aboriginal Art Cocktail Shaker Set - Emu Dreaming by Pauline Nampijinpa Singleton
beautiful designed bar accessory made from stainless steel
Shaker Size: 22cm x 10cm taper down to 6cm
Shot Cup/Lid Size: 6cm H x 5cm taper down to 4cm
comes with Design story and artist details
Design Story: This particular site of the Yankirri Jukurpa, (emu Dreaming [Dromaius novaehollandiae]) is at Ngarlikurlangu, north of Yuendumu. The ‘yankirri’ travelled to the rockhole at Ngarlikurlangu to find water. This Jukurrpa story belongs to Jangala/Jampijinpa men and Nangala/Nampijinpa women. In contemporary Warlpiri paitings traditional iconography is used to represent the Jukurrpa, associated sites and other elements. Emus are usually represented by their ‘wirliya’ (footprints), arrow-like shapes that show them walking around Ngarlikurlangu eating ‘yakajirri’ (bush raisin [Solanum centrale]). In the time of the Jukurrpa there was a fight at Ngarlikiurlangu between a ‘Yankirri’ ancestor and Wardilyka (Australian bustard [Ardeotis australis]) ancestors over sharing the ‘yakajirri’. There is also a dnace for this Jukurrpa that is performed during initiation ceremonies.
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