Damper Seeds

Raelene Williams Ngala

Artwork Year



95 x 71 cm


acrylic on canvas


Raelene paints Bush Damper Seeds. The bush damper seed grows around waterholes on the tips of desert grasses, and are collected by the women and ground into a flour using a grinding stone. The flour is then mixed with water and out on hot coals to make damper, a type of bush bread.

Raelene Williams Ngala is from the Pitjantjara Utopia region of the Northern Territory.

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