This icon depicts the yam plant and its extensive root system. The bush yam is a principal food source (bush tucker) gathered by the Aboriginal women in regions of Central Australia.
In ceremony the women pay homage to the spirit of the yam plant to ensure perpetual germination.
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The Copyright of all images and documentation remains with Sabine Haider. The Australian Copyright Act protects all artists from unauthorised copying by giving control over original works of art to the artist by law. However depending on the use proposed, Sabine Haider from Central Art – Aboriginal Art Store can facilitate reproduction of works with the permission of the artist as we have developed close relationships over the years with many individual painters and craftspeople.
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