Ngamayu Ngamaru Bidu
Ngamayu Ngamaru Bidu - Wantili claypan painting [ORAL HISTORY]
Synopsis: This is a brief description of Ngamayu Ngamaru Bidu's painting of Wantili claypan.
Art centre(s): Martumili Artists
Language spoken: Martu Wangka
Catalogue number: CSROH_285_Ngamayu_Ngamaru_Bidu
Transcribed By: Ngalangka Nola Taylor
Translated By: Ngalangka Nola Taylor
Location Recorded: Kunawarritji (Well 33)
Cultural Protocols: Public Access - Verbal Consent
Full transcript: [Wantili claypan Painting]
[Brown painting with many women sitting down][
Nyilankurr is Jakayu Biljabu’s father, he is buried at or very close to Wantili. In this painting, they are eating minyara and lots of womula, walking around the Country.
[Ngamaru Bidu and Jakayu Biljabu’s mothers are cousin-sisters.]
Rights: Cultural Owner & Storyteller: Ngamayu Ngamaru Bidu; © FORM, transcript only
Provenance: This material is sourced from Ngurra Kuju Walyja — the Canning Stock Route Project, which was initiated in 2006 by FORM and developed in partnership with Birriliburu, Kayili, KALACC, Mangkaja, Martumili, Ngurra, Papunya Tula, Paruku IPA, Warlayirti and Yulparija artists and art centres.