'Tjurukukuni (Owl)' 2022-11-01

33cm, locally soucred ochres on ironwood

$546

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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.

 

Cat: 470-22