Mungurru, Salt water at Blue Mud Bay


Mungurru is one of the many names for the the salt water in Blue Mud Bay. The water holds many stories. Paintings include the water itself, Gurritjpi (Cowtailed stingray), Djunungdiyangu (Dugong), Yambirrka (Blue tusk fish), the rock called Lolumu. Often referred to as ‘Sea Rights’ water, the water and its stories was used in a Land Rights ruling that gave Yolngu ownership over the waters between hight tide and low tide.

288cm | Cat. no: 20-245