Marrnyula Munuŋgurr
Djärrwiṯ – Fresh water mussels
paper size 56.5 x 66cm Print 47.5 x 38.5cm on BFK Rives paper
ID: 1419-18

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ID: 1419-18

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Marrnyula Munuŋgurr
Lino Cut Prints
paper size 56.5 x 66cm Print 47.5 x 38.5cm on BFK Rives paper
Year: 2018
ID: 1419-18

Djärrwiṯ – Fresh water mussels

As told by the artist:

When we go out and collect maypal we share them with everyone. Djärrwiṯ is dhuwa and the men sing and do bunŋgul to celebrate these freshwater mussels.

The minytji (lines) are of the Djapu clan freshwater design.

 

Djärrwiṯ/djärrgiṯ – Wilsons Freshwater mussels

Edible shellfish

Velesunio wilsonii

Habitat

Guḻunbuy gapupuy (swamp), dhoḻopuy (muddy), raypiny gapuŋur (in freshwater)

 

Printed 2018 

Yirrkala Printspace 

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