Aboriginal Art: Symbols
Untitled Dot Painting
Symbols: Places/Campsites, Boomerangs, Honey Ants
By Jeff Roberts
Symbols: Watering hole, People, Campsites
Meeting of Men of Snake Totem
by Kaapa Mbitjana Tjampitjinpa
Symbols: Snakes, People, Watering Hole
by Edna Watson
A contemporary painting by a darug (Aboriginal tribe) elder
The painting expresses the diverse groups that have come to Australia with the Aboriginal people in the center. The circle represents reconciliation and the hands are pointing inwards and outwards as if they are joined.
The central circle shows a broken earth, meaning the process of reconciliation in unfinished.
NOW GO BACK AND PUT TOGETHER A PUZZLE OF THIS PAINTING