Mewal by Unknown Artist

Mewal

Mewal originally came all the way from Raymungirray near lake Evella (Gapuwiak) and was travelling a long way, changing all the time. When he came to Wulkibimarri he was the daybreak, the sunrise for the sugarbag, the first time. Mewal began cutting with his axe into the sugarbag tree calling out tribe tribe tribe and he was making a tribe for sugarbag, to look after sugarbag, and he broke the sugarbag tree into lots of little wooden pieces and sent the wooden pieces to everyone who would be part of that tribe. All of the Maningrida outstations and even all the way to croker Island where he made a black crow and the black crow people.