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My Grandmother's Country

My Grandmother's Country

Khatija Possum

SKU:Cat. n. KP 701

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Title: My Grandmother's Country
Artist: Khatija Possum
Size: 60 x 60 cm. Unframed
Medium: Acrylic on canvas

COA and pictures of the artist holding and signing her work will be provided.

Khatija story Grandmother’s Country and Bush Tucker depicts the artist’s grandmother’s country near Mt Allan, in the Northern Territory. The women engaged in cultural activities in a desert environment known as Yuelamu, which the women inherited from their Ancestral Grandmother, who travelled to this Anmatyerre site in the Tanami Desert during the Dreamtime, at Creation. This is an important place for the artist and her family.

The U-shapes, represents the women in different areas collecting wild bush food, They depict waterholes and meeting places and many types of bush food such as berries, yams and honey ants, In this painting the artist depicts motifs that give symbolic form to tribal.

The dreaming has been passed down from Her renown aunty and mother, Gabrielle and Michelle Possum.

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