Jelago (Ngawa) Madjal
Mary has depicted an underwater scene including different types of seaweed and Jelago – Ngawa (water) Madjal (grasses) – (fresh water grasses).
As a community elder, Mary Puntji Clement holds a wealth of knowledge regarding her cultural traditions. Her botanical paintings include freshwater and saltwater aquatic plants, known as food sources for sea creatures, which are also an important part of Kalumburu culture.
Courtesy of Kira Kiro Art Centre