As told by Susan: "When I was little I used to go hunting with the elders, we would hunt for fish, turtle, crab, yam, and mud mussels - or any bush tucker that was there. My father took us out in an old canoe. We made Tunga (basket) from bark and bush string and we carried it on our shoulder or put the strap across the top if our head, this made it easy to throw our bush tucker over our shoulder into the Tunga, especially the big yams!"
|Title||Hunting at Johnson Bay|
|Artist||SUSAN WANJI WANJI|
|Size & Medium||150 x 80 cm Ochre on Canvas|
Catalog No 11sww858 Artist SUSAN WANJI WANJI Size & Medium 119x40cm ochre on canvas Category Painting Artist Profile
Turtle Catalog No 14-22 Title Jarrakalani Artist SUSAN WANJI WANJI Size & Medium 80 x 50 cm ochre on linen Category Painting Artist Profile
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