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Patrick Freddy Puruntatameri Owl (Tjurukukuni) 2008
Natural ochres on ironwood 54cm $1700
Tjurukukuni, 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 infifelity that death came to the world and the Tiwi people.