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Lorna Fencer Naparrula  Caterpillar  synthetic polymer paint on linen  132 x 127 cm  $6,500 AUD  This painting tells a story of women heading into the bush collecting bush tucker. The women would travel all day in large groups,singing and dancing as they collected food to take back to their large families at the campsite. The women quite often come across a caterpillar that they call the 'cheeky one'.

Lorna Fencer Naparrula Caterpillar synthetic polymer paint on linen 132 x 127 cm $6,500 AUD This painting tells a story of women heading into the bush collecting bush tucker. The women would travel all day in large groups,singing and dancing as they collected food to take back to their large families at the campsite. The women quite often come across a caterpillar that they call the 'cheeky one'.

In Australia, the native people are known as Aborigines.   Like the early cave painters, Aborigines use art as a way to communicate.  They use art as a way to tell stories, known as "dreamings."  Dreamings are the aboriginal folk tales that teach why things happen the way they do.

In Australia, the native people are known as Aborigines. Like the early cave painters, Aborigines use art as a way to communicate. They use art as a way to tell stories, known as "dreamings." Dreamings are the aboriginal folk tales that teach why things happen the way they do.

Besides just being cool to check out, I like the simple "four women sitting" that looks like a flower

Besides just being cool to check out, I like the simple "four women sitting" that looks like a flower

Art symbols that Aboriginal artists paint to tell the stories of their history and culture, from Aboriginal Dreamtime. Help kids learn how to 'read' an Aboriginal painting, and they might like to try making a painting of their own.

Art symbols that Aboriginal artists paint to tell the stories of their history and culture, from Aboriginal Dreamtime. Help kids learn how to 'read' an Aboriginal painting, and they might like to try making a painting of their own.

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