51cm x 65cm acrylic on paper
Derrick Butt – Kulyakartu
Kulyakartu; an area in the far north of the Martu homelands, near the Percival Lakes in the northern Great Sandy Desert. The artist’s elders have extensive knowledge of the Country in this region, where they grew up living traditionally during the pujiman (traditional, desert dwelling) days. Kulyakartu is mostly grass Country where there is very good hunting. There is no permanent water source in Kulyakartu,
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