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Darriyaril (rainbow), 2018

by Shirley Purdie

“This one, when we see a rainbow, our elders told us that we would see a little blue-tongue lizard at the end of the rainbow. It’s a Dreamtime story for rainbows but it’s not the same thing as the Rainbow Serpent. So, this one is for when it is raining, and you see a rainbow. We call that blue-tongue lizard Lummugull.”

Courtesy of Shirley Purdie (Nangari) and Warmun Art Centre

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