Ngunu Ngunu

"This story is about the Ngunu Ngunu plant, a medicine tree. The red and white is the dry season. The green and blue is the wet season. The Ngunu Ngunu flowers are the circles. The leaves when rubbed make a beautiful smell. The leaves and stems are boiled in the billy can and placed on sores for healing. We also put it in our pillow cases when we sleep at night to help colds. The wet season comes and these plants start to grow and flower. These plants grow one-metre high with small purple flowers. This is our medicine plant."

Courtesy of Yarliyil Art Centre

..Acrylic on canvas
..510mm x 300mm
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