Ginger Wikilyiri, Iyawi Wikilyiri (Collaborative): Husband and Wife Story
This is a place called Pukara – it’s the Wanampi (water snake) place. That’s the man snake. It’s their place, their story, those two. This country is full of Kaliny-Kalinypa or Honey Grevillea – sweet, yellow one. It’s everywhere. The sandhills are the green and yellow and purple lines. There are trees and rockholes and creek lines. It’s a dangerous place this one but beautiful too. The snake is thinking, he’s looking around and saying, “these are all my colours, everything in this country”.
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