Artist: Winifred Reid
Minyma Lungkata Tjukurpa Womens Collaborative Work – 2018
Painting – 762mm x 762mm: acrylic on canvas
This painting is a collaboration of Senior Women from across the Ngaanyatjarra Lands, from Warakurna and Wingelina. The women visited the site of the Minyma Lungkata ( mother blue tongue lizard) Tjukurpa to paint this story in it’s country.”Many live young lungkata emerged fron the mother lungkata and scatterred over the land close to Warakurna on the Great Central Road. They still exist there today, you can see the mother and her children.” says Winifred Reid. The Lungkata is in her Mother’s homeland.This painting was completed through the Spring of 2010. The lungkata breeding season is from Birriya-pirriya (Spring) through to Kurli (Summer).Artists: Winifred Richards, Rene Nelson, Thelma McLean, Molly Yates, Nyurapayia Bennett Nampitjinpa, Polly Jackson, Nancy Jackson, Winifred Woods, Anna Porter, Judith Chambers, Nora Holland, Dorcas Bennett, Eunice Porter, Winifred Reid, Belle Davidson.