Jarntu kuja kalu nyinami Yurntumu-rla (Dogs that live in Yuendumu) - Senita Napangardi Granites
Jarntu kuja kalu nyinami Yurntumu-rla (Dogs that live in Yuendumu), Senita Napangardi Granites 2984/20
Acrylic on Canvas, 30x30cm
This painting depicts some of the ‘jarntu’ or ‘maliki’ (dogs) that live in Yuendumu. Families in Yuendumu tend to own many dogs. They are good ‘marlpa’ (company). Many people think of their dogs as ‘warlalja’ (family). Dogs in Yuendumu like to follow their owners around whenever they can.