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Nonganyari bark painting

Aboriginal Bark Painting by January Nonganyari

 Object type: Bark Painting

Locality: Crocker Island

Artist: January Nonganyari

Circa: 1970

Dimensions: 75cm X 32cm

Description: This highly expressive bark painting depicts Namarakarin. Namarakarin were a dangerous spirit people believed to cook and eat the spirit of the sick and make them die.  Nonganyari was a highly regarded medicine man could see these spirits and was able to vanquish them.

Some slight cracks at the top and bottom but very flat.


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