Namarali

"Namarali is the great Wandjina that belongs to the Wororra tribe. Namarali represents the top, middle and bottom Wororra tribes up the north-west Kimberley on the coast. His laws, culture and language starts from Oobagoomah and goes north towards Prince region, this is where the Wororra boundary ends. Namarali is the most prominent and important Wandjina for the Worora people. He created many laws for the Worora people which relate specifically to funeral customs. Namarali was speared in a Wandjina war at Langii north of Doubtful Bay. The painting of Namarali lies five kilometers inland from Langii in a cave. Donny Woolagoodja is responsible for the care of this painting."

Courtesy of Mowanjum Art & Culture Centre

Year
..2010
Medium
..Ochre pigments on canvas
Measurement
..1000mm x 1800mm
Copyright Line
..Copyright Mowanjum Art & Culture Centre