Water Dreaming

Emma Nelson Nakamarra

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71 x 202 cm


acrylic on canvas


Water defines where the animals will be found and how the native plants will flower and bear fruit and nuts that are then gathered by Aboriginal people. By knowing the location and condition of local water sources, Aboriginal families reinforce their ownership of their traditional lands.

Emma is from Haasts Bluff, North West of Alice Springs and belongs to the Luritja language group .

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