Bim Nawakadj Nuye

Nawakadj Don Namundja bimbom mahni bim yahwurd...

Nawakadj Don Namundja does a little painting...

Injalak Arts Worker Danny Kennedy interviews Don Namundja about a recent painting:

Danny Kennedy: Yo Nawakadj, yi-yolyolme bu njale yi-bimbom.

Yes Nawakadj, can you explain what you have painted.

Nawakadj: Aa, mane, ngarduk kore ngadberre nga-bimbom, yo kore kun-red. Mankorlod, kun-red. Man-me mani man-kodjbang, nani djerrh, mane karrbarda, mane man-kulurrudj, djankele, yo manu ku-wardde ka-rri yi-bengkan? Djal bonj.

Oh, this here, it's mine, I painted things that belong to us, yes at [my] country. Mankorlod is the place. There are food plants— water peanuts (Aponogeton elongatus), this is a dilly bag, this is a long yam (Dioscorea transversa), this is a Livistonia sand palm and this is a Livistonia palm that grows in the rock country, you know that one? That's all.

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