Kirbaji (Dugong) Family Group

In ancestral times, Kirbaji was the main source of meat from the water. It was cooked in a Kurma (earth oven). It was also used for medical purposes – the oil was used as a liniment and a moisturiser for the skin and a soup made from Kirbaji was used to relieve asthma. The oil was also used for cooking and as a mosquito and sand-fly repellent.

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Size

51cm W x 51cm H

Medium

Dry Pigment on Linen

Catalogue Number

155-19

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