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Myra (Yurtiwa) Cook(e) Purungu: Lirrun


Details

  • No.:RK1256
  • Medium:Acrylic on Cotton
  • Size:76,2 × 76,2 cm
  • Year:2014
  • Region:Ngaanyatjarra Lands
  • Art Centre:Warakurna Artists
  • Status:

Myra Yurtiwa Cook was born at a special place called Kartjinguku, a creek situated near Warakurna.

This painting depicts a story from Myra's mother's country, Lirrun. A Snake Man came from the south af Pukarra. He had been trying to steal a girl to become his wife. She called all the Feather-foot men and they chased him away, back to Pukarra.


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