Josie Kunoth's country, Alhalkere, lies in the Utopia region of Central Australia. Designs in this painting represent a variety of important elements and Dreamtime stories belonging to Alhalkere country including atnwelarre (a pencil yam) and indukwa (a seed that emus like to eat). Arc-linear designs represent Josie's awelye (women's ceremony and body paint designs) for Alhalkere.
Name: Josie Kunoth
Skin name: Petyarre (also spelled Pitjara)
Language group: Anmatyerre
Region: Utopia, Central Australia