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Talking to Country

This is a painting about a yinta (permeant water source). We are talking to the country when we visit. We go to the water, put it in our mouth and spray it out to let it know you’re are there and you are looking after the country.

Name: Jason Anthony

Community: Parnpajinya


My grandmothers country is near Carnarvon. my grandfathers country is near Wagyl Cape, near Albany. i have been in the Pilbara since I was a young fella. i am connected through Nyabalee people, through law. in Yungalina I finished my law, I've put to sons through law, one to go. I follow the law of this land, taught by Nyabalee, my life revolves around Nyabalee culture. 

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