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  • Featured Artwork by June Bird

    May 09, 2017 1 min read

    Learn about the symbolism in this painting by June Bird Ngale

    Circular designs in this painting represent Aremela Rockhole which is a sacred site for June and the people of Ilkawerne country in Central Australia. Aremela is the largest of five sacred rockholes, or waterholes, in close proximity to each other that can be found in a clearing in the bush near June's community Mulga Bore. It is sacred to the Bush Plum story.

    According to lore, when the water inside the rockhole is green, that is the time when raw or green fruit will be found on the bush plum tree. When the water turns black it is the time when the fruit is ripe.

    Read more about the Bush Plum in the Dreamtime »

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