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Featured Theme: WANDJINAS

Wandjinas are the most powerful spirit ancestors in the Northern Kimberley. They are the life force; all children are born from Wungud which was created by Wandjina. These Wandjinas are painted in rock shelters at Iondra in the Komaduwah Clan estate. They are our evidence in this land and for my land title. They are proof of ownership to my land. I footwalked this country plenty of times. This is a proper dreaming place. "guidia" white man got bible stories - we have our Wandjina.
Jack Dale.

Featured Theme: Warlukurlangu Artists

The site depicted in this painting is Pirlinyarnu (Mt Farewell) west of Yuendumu in the Northern Territory. Two Jangala men, rainmakers, sang the rain, unleashing a giant storm that collided with another storm from Wapurtali.  The two storms travelled across the country, from Karlipinpa near Kintore.  A Kirralanji (brown falcon [Falco berigora]) carried the storm further west until it dropped the storm at Pirlinyarnu, forming an enormous Maliri (lake).  At Puyurru the bird dug up a 'warnayarra' (rainbow serpent).  The serpent carried water with it to create another large lake. more...