Judith Anya Samson

Emu Tracks to Puntawarri

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This painting depicts the tracks of a mob of emus on their way to Puntawarri in search of kapi (water). Puntawarri is Judith’s mother’s family’s Country and is on the middle stretches of the Canning Stock Route, near Well 17, also known as Durba Springs. Puntawarri is an important cultural area, east of the Jigalong Aboriginal Community, Where Judith grew up with her grandmother – senior artist Dadda Samson. Judith frequently travelled and hunted with her family in this area when she was a young girl, learning the stories for this Country.

Medium: Acrylic on canvas
Size: 91cm x 61cm
Region: Pilbara, Martumilli