Artwork Description

Acrylic Paint on canvas

Signed with a certificate of authenticity.

The Seven Sisters Creation Story is of great significance to the Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara people. The sisters travelled a long time ago through the artist's traditional country in South Australia's North West and the south west corner of the Northern Territory.

A man called Wati Nyiru was chasing the sisters trying to court one of them. He used all kinds of trickery in pursuit of them but through the skill of the eldest, they always managed to keep one step ahead of him. The sisters finally escaped to a far away place so they could stay together safe from the clutches of Wati Nyiru.

To this day the seven stars of the sisters followed by the bright star of Wati Nyiru following can be seen in the night sky in the constellations known as the Pleiades and Orion.

Within the traditions of Tjukurpa or Creation Law are coded life survival skills. There is inma or ceremony for the Kungkarangkalpa in order to teach and celebrate; for people to learn where they fit within both the environment and social systems.

Medium

acrylic on Canvas

Free Shipping And Free Returns

Free shipping Australia wide. Leaves artist's studio in 3-8 working days. Guaranteed for free returns within 7 days of delivery.

Worldwide Shipping

Fully insured global shipping. Free returns apply within 7 days of delivery.

See international shipping costs.

Payment Plans

Company logo for Bluethumb payment method ArtmoneyCompany logo for Bluethumb payment method Layby

Unframed (requires framing)

This artwork is unframed and requires framing.

2 people are looking at this artwork now...
Rhoda Carroll

More art by Rhoda Carroll

(CreativeWork) Kungkarangkalpa (Seven Sisters) 20-302 by Rhoda Carroll. Acrylic Paint. Shop online at Bluethumb.(CreativeWork) Kungkarangkalpa (Seven Sisters) 19-4429 by Rhoda Carroll. Acrylic Paint. Shop online at Bluethumb.(CreativeWork) Kungkarangkalpa (Seven Sisters) 20-588 by Rhoda Carroll. Acrylic Paint. Shop online at Bluethumb.(CreativeWork) Kungkarangkalpa (Seven Sisters) 19-4423 by Rhoda Carroll. Acrylic Paint. Shop online at Bluethumb.
See Portfolio
from 5,288 reviews