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Better World Arts Bone China Mug | Marsupial Mouse Dreaming

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Stunning Aboriginal art adorns these ethically made Bone China mugs. The artists own the art and receive a regular royalty for its use under the Indigenous Art Code. Each one includes a description of the art and its meaning to the artist as well as telling the story of the artist. Fair Trade produced from fine Bone China by community artisans in China (the traditional home of Bone China). Microwave and dishwasher safe. Capacity 450 ml (filled to the brim).

Artist: Rama Kaltu-Kaltu Sampson.

Description: Rama's painting illustrates the Mingkiri Tjukurpa Marsupial Mouse Dreaming. In this painting there are many mouseholes. When Rama talks about the Wanampi Dreaming, he says there are stories that are all together tjungu. The Mingkiri people cry when Wanampi (rainbow serpent) kills the man. The other people in these stories include, kuniya (python) and liru (snakes). The mingkiri are digging and burrowing with their mulya (noses) and blocking their holes up.