Artists of the Great Sandy Desert
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Biddee Baadjo Piyurr - Taken By Eagle 2005
Acrylic on canvas 1440 x 800mm $3700
‘Piyurr Little Bird - This little bird is red and black in colour. Waterhole name after bird called piyurr dear dear
bird. It has this sound piyurr.’ Biddy has depicted Piyurr waterhole and the country and other waterholes that
Piyurr Spring Water. In Biddee home country. Big spring water country Piyurr living water (Never runs Dry).
Country where Biddee was snatched by an eagle when she was a baby. All the women with Coolamon, they carry
their baby. Biddee caught by an eagle in the Spinifex. Father hunting. Biddee was a baby grabbed by an eagle,
grabbed by the hair. Mother ran after, eagle dropped Biddee in the Spinifex country Mother found her crying.