The content of Gabriella’s paintings is the Dreaming stories handed down to her from her paternal grandmother, Long Rose Nungala and the other senior women who taught her in her formative years – these include Grandmother’s Dreaming, Seven Sisters Dreaming (Milky Way), Goanna, Bush Tucker and Serpent Dreamings of her Anmatyerre heritage.
In Grandmother’s Country Gabriella depicts her Grandmother’s Country near Mt. Allen, Northern Territory. This is an important place to the artist and her family, there is bush food in abundance and women are shown collecting foods in these works. There are waterholes and meeting places within these works and many types of bush food such as berries, yams and honey ants.
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