Bangle (67mm) - "Mingkiri Tjuta Tjukururpa" (Marsupial Mouse Dreaming)
This design is owned by Rama Kaltu Kaltu Sampson.
Rama's painting illustrates the Mingkiri Tjukurpa - Marsupial Mouse Dreaming. This is part of the Manampi (Rainbow Serpent) Dreaming. The Mingkiri people cry when the Wanampi (Rainbow Serpent) is speared. Other people in these storiues include kuniya (python) and liru (snake).
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