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Patrick Freddy Puruntatameri – Yaamaganu Gallery

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Patrick Freddy Puruntatameri

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"Owl (Tjurukukuni)" Bird Carving Ochre on Ironwood 49cm height Munupi Country Melville Island Cat # 107-11 Turukukuni, the owl who acted as messenger for the Tiwi lovers Wai-ai and Taparra, guiding them to one another through the bush. It was following this act of infidelity that death came to the world and the Tiwi people.

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AUD $970

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