9346C01-15

$1,500.00

John Williams

Message Sticks, 2015

121 x 91 cm

Acrylic on canvas

 

"Ngunyingu means message stick or letter stick. This is our bush letter. In the old days this is what was used to get people to come together for a corroboree. The message is carved onto wood and then a special messenger takes the message stick to the people."