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bilby commented on the word ninuku tjukurpa
*gets all depressed*
September 2, 2008
reesetee commented on the word ninuku tjukurpa
Wow. Sorry about all that habitat loss, bilby.
September 1, 2008
Updated link to the Bilby Dreaming video report.
Tell me about it! I hope I meet Mister Whiskers one day. Relieved that he's not a fearsome beast ... I hate episodes of twitchetty bonce.
June 24, 2008
dontcry commented on the word ninuku tjukurpa
Yes! She (Mister Whiskers) is very cute and furry. She does shed a bit too much tough, and is a little stinky off and on throughout the day (like right now...). But then again, who isn't, eh?
*twitches snout* Is this a good thing?
Looks a lot like my office mate.
Too right, the paintings are stunning.
yarb commented on the word ninuku tjukurpa
That is one sexy insectivore. Love the daubings, too.n.b. witchetty merits bracketing.
June 23, 2008
Try this link. Click on 'Bilby art draws big city acclaim' in the right hand column. Be quick! I'm shy; I don't stay on ABC's front page for long!
Ninu is bilby. She's the mother spirit of these people. She created them and brought them lots of witchetty grubs to help them grow and survive.
Which bit is 'bilby'? Please say 'ninuku'.
In Pitjantjatjara, 'bilby dreaming', the creation story of the Anangu people of the western desert region of central Australia.