Aboriginal Dreaming Wandjina Figures From El Questro National Park , The Kimberl ...
Stockphoto ID: 1031602
File name: KimberleyElQoCG6.jpg
Format: film, 35mm
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Source: photographer Based in: Australia
Description: Aboriginal Dreaming Wandjina figures from El Questro National Park , the Kimberley region of Western Australia Wandjina figures represent spirit ancestors They come from the sky and control the elements The figures are large , stolid and static , and are often surrounded with representations of plants and animals The radiating lines around the head represent lightning Red and white in the bodies represent blood and water They never have a mouth if they did it would rain incessantly Wandjina figures are said to always be male
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