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Lydia Balbal – Yaamaganu Gallery

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Lydia Balbal

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"Pikarong" acrylic on canvas 1958 Mangala 70 x 50 cm Cat # 26887 Aboriginal Artwork Pikarong is a lila (living water) in Jawiny and Mangala border country. This is both Lydia's parents country where Lydia was born. It is strong woman's country forming part of the woman's law line. There is a lot of campi (bushfood) here especially king brown snake. This country is north of Winpa near well 33 on the Canning Stock Route in the Great Sandy Desert, W.A. Lydia says "I be born this country. It woman's country this side of Winpa. We go hunting follow king brown tracks. see that baby snake and the egg. That baby snake he go to rockhole he live there." The lines shows the king brown snake tracks.

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AUD $1,600

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