Latjin ga Bulman ga Girriwarr
Ochre on bark
79 x 29 cm
This painting belongs to the Wobulkara clan and Bulambula’s father. It comes from Langarra (Howard Island). Depicted are the Latjin (Mangrove worms), Bulman (spear thrower) and Girriwarr (fighting stick) The Girriwarr has a flared tail that represents the tail of the Ngoykal (giant treveley), an important totem animal of the Wobulkarra Clan. The Rarrk (cross hatching) in this work describes the ocean currents just off Daryl’s homeland of Langarra (Howard Island) in North East Arnhem Land.
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