'Tjurukukuni (Owl)' 2022-03-31

56 x 76cm, locally sourced ochre on paper

$1,438

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Cat: 458-21

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 infidelity that death came to the world and the Tiwi people.