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Dulcie Pula Long
Born :1979
Location :Utopia
Tribe :Anmatyerre
Language :Anmatyerre

Dulcie Pula Long

 

Dulcie pula long was born in 1979 in Utopia, Northern Territory. She is from Anmatyerre tribe and has an extended family of renowned artists.

Dulcie pula long learned painting from her mother Jeannie Petyarre, very well known artist and also other famous artist of her family like Kathleen Petyarre and Gloria Petyarre which are all from Anmatyerre tribe. The great Greeny Purvis Petyarre (deceased) was her mother's uncle, also Emily Kame Kngwarreye (deceased) was a close relative.

Dulcie Pula Long's signature dreaming is "Yam leafs". Like other women of her tribe, Dulcie collects these leaves from different places around her country and boils them to extract the resin and then mix it with kangaroo fat to make paste that can be stored and be used in later date. This remedy is used to heal cuts, bites, burns, rashes and also used as insect repellent.

 

                         

                                          Dulcie Pula Long

 

You are welcome to visit our art gallery to view Dulcie Pula Long and other aboriginal artists artwork on canvas, boomerang, coolamon, didgeridoo and pottery at: Karlangu Aboriginal Art Centre, 47 York Street, Sydney, 2000, NSW, Australia

 

Artworks by this artist

Bush Medicine Leaves
Art No:DPL-120
Size:60 X 82

Bush Medicine Leaves
Art No:DPL-118
Size:60 X 82
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