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Barra & Water Lily aboriginal artwork by Karl Haala

Barra & Water Lily aboriginal artwork by Karl Haala

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Aboriginal artwork featuring Barra and Water Lily by Karl Haala

Dimensions: 29,4cm x 41,4cmm

This original artwork by Aboriginal artist Karl Haala, features one of the main food sources, the Namarnkok (barramundi) fish.  This food is available all year and is one of the totem animals for many indigenous, as well as Dreaming in many sites. 

Namarnkol is even told in stories to be kept as pets of the Yawk Yawk spirits.  Traditionally, Bininj used to spear them at billabongs, rivers and floodwaters. Today the locals go fishing with lines and modern nets, yet sometimes with spears, and they know the best fishing spots all around Kakadu. Barramundi is for many the best tucker around, mah!

This artwork has been purchased directly from an Aboriginal artist in Kakadu National Park or Arnhem Land. Warradjan Cultural Centre is committed to supporting artists, their families and the local community.

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