Two Dogs Dreaming Honeycomb Christmas Ball - Handmade Cotton Paper

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Artwork by Murdie Nampijinpa Morris

Honeycomb Christmas Ball -7.6cm

This handmade paper is made from cotton offset scraps left over from the garment industry.  Traditional handcraft made in Japur India.  The artwork featured on these items under licence.  Royalties are paid to the artists.  

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About the artwork

In this Dreaming story, two dog ancestors, a Jampijinpa and a Napangardi, travelled from the west to the east. At Tapu (a rockhole), the two dogs separated.

The female dog, Napangardi, went to the south. The male dog, Jampijinpa, went to the north. Eventually he became lonely and howled for Napangardi in the south. She came running to him, and they married each other at Ngarnka. They wore men’s and women’s marriage headdresses, and Jampijinpa painted himself with white clay for the ceremony. The two dogs continued running east, before arriving in Warlaku (Ali Curung). Many other dogs were living in Warlaku when they arrived.

There were many families of dogs, mothers and fathers and children and uncles all living together. Jampijinpa and Napangardi made a burrow to rest in and started a big family of dogs there. They chose to stay in Warlaku and live with all the other dogs. In this way, the ‘malikijarra Jukurrpa’ (two dogs Dreaming) tells the story of proper conduct in families and marriages.

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Easy to order and absolutely stunning ornaments!

These make beautiful gifts or equally lovely to keep for yourself!

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