Awelye Atnwenerrp

Gayla Pwerle

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50 x 120 cm


acrylic on canvas


In this painting women pay homage to their ancestors, show respect for their country and dance out their collective maternal role within their community.

Galya Pwerle was born in the 1930s, the youngest of a family of six girls, including one of Australia’s most acclaimed Aboriginal artists, the late Minnie Pwerle.

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