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Jenny is a Kamilaroi woman and is a member of the Worimi Aboriginal Land Council. She is mother of seven children and works with disaffected Indigenous youth. Her experiences are reflected in her art as she relates stories in her own unique way.

   

Print measures 370 mm X 290 mm (37 cm x 29 cm) approx

 

The Rainbow Snake is a common deity, often a creator god depicted in the Indigenous art. It is named for the obvious identification between the shape of a rainbow and the shape of a snake. Some believe that the link between snake and rainbow suggests the cycle of the seasons and the importance of water in human life.

   

When the rainbow is seen in the sky, it is said to be the Rainbow Snake moving from one waterhole to another, and the divine concept explained why some waterholes never dried up when drought struck. There are innumerable names and stories associated with the serpent, all of which communicate the significance and power of this being within Aboriginal traditions. It is viewed as a giver of life, through its association with water, but can be a destructive force if angry.

   

The Rainbow Snake is one of the most common and well-known Aboriginal stories, very important to Aboriginal society. The Rainbow Snake is one of the oldest continuing religious beliefs in the world and continues to be a cultural influence today.

 

We respectfully advise members of Aboriginal communities that this site may contain photographs or mention in writing of people who have passed away.

  Each framed print is printed on quality 300 GSM silk matte paper, is one of only 30 available, is individually numbered and signed by artist with certificate of authenticity. Genuine Aboriginal Art from the Hunter Valley region in NSW, Australia. Perfect house warming gift.  

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Rainbow Snake Ltd Ed Print

Jen Bailey

AUD$98
Size: 37w x 29h x 5d cms

Limited Edition only 30 produced on 300gsm premium silk matte paper
Individually numbered, certificate of authenticity & signed by artist
Framed under glass
Ready to hang

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