Mycoolon Neytion

Archie Moore, Mycoolon Neytion, 2014-2017, from the series United Neytions, polyester, nylon, zinc-plated alloy, 360.00 x 180.00 cm, TCG21173
(photo: Sofia Freeman/The Commercial)

Design description: Black shape is Battle Mountain, Mount Isa, where Kalkadoon people fought white people in a guerrilla war for ten years. They ruled the ‘emu-foot’ province, marking their clan territory with an emu or crane foot painted onto rocks and trees or carved into the hard granite. Red shape is the symbol for emu. Colours: Red ochre (land), pale blue (sea).

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