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Water Mussel – Dangila
Artist : Heather Anderson

Water Mussel – Dangila

Dangila is a fresh water mussel that people from the Barkly collect in large waterhole. 

Dangila is eaten cooked, sometimes just with lemon and water, sometimes in curry. Local communities also used as bait for fishing turtles. 

  • Heather Anderson
  • 20-TA108
  • 30 x 30 cm
  • Acrylic on Canvas

Price: $104.00

1 in stock

1 in stock

About the Artist

Heather Anderson is an artist from Tennant Creek born in Alroy Downs, she is the cousins of Lindy Brodie and Gladys Anderson.  She started to paint in school at Rockhampton Downs where Gladys was working as an assistant teacher.  She later joined Julalikari Arts as a painter when Alan Murn was working. 

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The Community & Region

Description

Dangila is a fresh water mussel that people from the Barkly collect in large waterhole. 

Dangila is eaten cooked, sometimes just with lemon and water, sometimes in curry. Local communities also used as bait for fishing turtles.