'Dugong (mantuwujini)' 2016-06-02

90 x 120cm, natural ochres on canvas

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Cat: 175-16

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Known alternatively in English as Sea Cow, Mantuwujini are hunted with harpoon spears along the northern coast of the Tiwi Islands, found in areas of sea grass, where they graze. A gentle and sadly endangered mammal, the animal is prized for it’s tender rich flavoured meat and the fat produces oil which is reputed to be good for the hair.