Hunting Bush Tucker by June Sultan Napanga
Title: Hunting Bush Tucker
Medium: Acrylic on Canvas
Size: 41x28 cm
Artist: June Sultan Napanga
With the use of Aboriginal symbols this artwork depicts many different hand crafted weapons and implements Aboriginal people used, when hunting and gathering Bush tucker. The term 'Bush tucker' is referred to as a food source. Illustrated are weapons Aboriginal men use for hunting, such as; boomerangs, spear, woomera and nula nula . The Aboriginal women will use implements such as, digging sticks and coolamon's to transport Bush tucker that has been gathered.
The Goanna and Snake are both totemic spirits.
If you would like to know more about Hunting Bush Tucker and the relationship with Aboriginal Art and culture, please read the following articles:
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