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Teresa Baker

Country: Aṉangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands

DOB: 1977

Teresa is renowned for her beautiful, intricate paintings of Marlilu - a matrilineal ancestor from the creation time, and the ceremonial sites associated with Teresa’s Country. These sacred sites are an important source of freshwater, and are in recognition of ancestral activities referred to as “tjukurrpa”. The concentric circles represent locations used for ceremony sites. The painting represents the physical features of the landscape. This includes the tali (sand-hill) country and the puli (rocky outcrops), creek beds and soakages, as well as bush tucker that is collected whilst moving from one water source to the next.

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