Tangentyere Artists

Yalke [Bush Onion] by Maggie Nakamrra Corby (51 x 76cm)


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Maggie explains about her childhood, learning from her mother and grandmothers about collecting, cooking and eating Yalke, also called Bush Onion in the desert country west of Haasts Bluff Mission Station. 'We are cooking fire in the bush we are getting wire and billy can to collect. We find Yalke long time in the sandbiggest mob, rub him in our fingers to get skin off, like onion, fill our billy can, cook him up in the sand. Helittle one [indicates about an inch with fingers]. Old people, long time, we been learn. DreamtimeSometimes we cook him with rice... tea time.'

Around 400 Artists make up Tangentyere Artists; an Alice Springs based Aboriginal owned Art Centre providing Arts training and Workshops as well as Marketing and Sales support for the artists. The unique quality of Tangentyere Artists is that it represents the breadth and depth of Central Australian cultural diversity.

By purchasing Town Camp art from Tangentyere Artists you can be assured that you are supporting members of every community throughout central Australia. The benefits flow from artists to their extended families and beyond.

Title: Yalke [Bush Onion]
Artist:  Maggie Nakamrra Corby
Medium: Acrylic on Linen
510 x 760mm - Tasmanian Oak Frame
Catalogue Number: 11166-20

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Title: Yalke [Bush Onion]
Artist: Maggie Nakamrra Corby
Medium: Acrylic on Linen
Dimensions: 510 x 760mm - Tasmanian Oak Frame
Catalogue Number: 11166-20

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