Lungurrma (North-east Wind) by Dorothy Djampalil

Lungurrma (North-east Wind)

Lungurrma (North-east Wind) heralds the new season when seas are calm and new growth starts. The months for this type of wind are October to December. There are big clouds without thunder or rain. The triangular patterning represents monsoon clouds ‘standing up’ on the northern horizon. The Lunggurrma design belongs to the Yirritja moiety clans linked to this design are known as the ‘line of clouds’ clans