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Bush Medicine and Bush Tucker
Artist : Jessie Beasley

Bush Medicine and Bush Tucker

Bush medicine is often a subject of depiction for the indigenous artists in the Barkly region. It includes a very serious knowledge, often related to women. In many aspects, it is different from our western medicine, their science includes relationship with the Country (homeland), with families, and a healthy way of life inherited by their ancestors, that is the reason it also includes bush tuckers, local animals and even rituals.   

Bush tucker is a major subject of painting for Aboriginal artists, which is strongly related to the ancient knowledge from their past of hunter-gatherers.In Epenarra, people are still collecting bush tucker to feed their family and provide a healthy alternative to the Western food and to gather the whole family for teaching about the bush (bush school). 

  • Jessie Beasley
  • 20-EP26
  • 30 x 30 cm
  • Acrylic on Canvas

Price: $260.00

1 in stock

1 in stock

About the Artist

Jessie Beasley is born in 1958 in Epenarra and she started to paint for Epenarra Artists in 2002 during China de La Vegas workshop.

Her paintings' stories come from her mother's side. Her favourite subjects of paintings are bush tuckers, bush medicine, landscape and cultural stories.

She really enjoys paintin....

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Bush medicine is often a subject of depiction for the indigenous artists in the Barkly region. It includes a very serious knowledge, often related to women. In many aspects, it is different from our western medicine, their science includes relationship with the Country (homeland), with families, and a healthy way of life inherited by their ancestors, that is the reason it also includes bush tuckers, local animals and even rituals.   

Bush tucker is a major subject of painting for Aboriginal artists, which is strongly related to the ancient knowledge from their past of hunter-gatherers.In Epenarra, people are still collecting bush tucker to feed their family and provide a healthy alternative to the Western food and to gather the whole family for teaching about the bush (bush school).