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Mungari & Bush Medicine by MARIE MUDGEDELL
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Artist : MARIE MUDGEDELL
Title : Mungari & Bush Medicine
Size/Medium : 420x290mm:Ink on 300gsm watercolour paper Work on paper
Marie says; “Women go hunting you know. To pick up, to collect bush mangarri and bush medicine.”
This painting represents the bush foods; kumpupatja (bush tomato), karnti (bush sweet potato), tjirrilpatja (bush carrots) and ngarlukutu (bush coconut).
Wumpart- “We boil it, good for boil and scabies, for skin.”
Kukakuwurrkal- “Lemongrass, have it as a tea. We drink it every morning for kidney.”
Ngurnu Ngurnu- “Bush vicks, we make vicks for cold sick.”
Yuwayi thats all.