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    Anaty (Desert Yam) by Jean Mills Pwerle (SOLD)

    30cm x 30cm

    Designs in this painting reflect the Anaty (Desert Yam) Dreaming. The Anaty is the Alyawarr word for desert yam which is similar to a sweet potato and grows in the wild across Central Australia. Growing up to the size of a human head, this yam is an important food source for the Aboriginal people of Central Australia and is still collected and eaten today.

    About the artist:
    Name: Jean Mills
    Skin name: Pwerle (also spelled Pwerl)
    Language group: Alyawarr
    Country: Irrwelty
    Lives: Utopia, Central Australia