our artists

Gerrad Bukuriya

Clan: Birrkili

Homeland: Lungutja

Moiety: Yirritja

Totems: Water python Gatjbapi

Waŋarr means the totem. Waŋarr are the special animals we do special ceremonies for them in cultural sites.

My design is the whale tale, and this whale belongs to Warramiri people and also it is their totem.

I chose this design because it is my grandmother's totem and I'm related to this design.