Ilpili - 2016
Archival Print on Cotton Rag Paper
59.4 x 42 cm
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ID: 14928 LOCATION: Bondi Beach
ProvenanceTjungu Palya Art, Nyapari NT
Cooee Art, Sydney NSW
StoryThis is the creation story for Ilpili about the Two Sister creation beings. The women were hiding in Tjukulas (rockholes) and one Wati (man) was searching for them but he could not see them. The younger sister was pregnant. Her older sister was looking after her. As they hid in a cave at the base of the hill the man climbed up high to look for them called out "Yaltji, minyma kutjara?"(where are you two women)?