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Red Desert Dreaming - modern times, ancient magic.

By iancochrane, published on Mar 19, 2013

...these spirits, they have much magic; so much power. They have no need for mouths.” He knows these spirits well. “We must be respectful, ‘cause if offended, lightning will strike us dead for sure.”

We’re at the far northwest of Australia amidst 1000km of serrated and sunburnt Kimberley coast. This is the edge of a vast moonscape, a coastal escarpment broken by wild inland ranges and 12m tides careering through narrow coastal gorges. I stand in awe of these 30,000yr old spirits that morph before our eyes into animals and fish. This is part of the `Dreaming’, the ancient... (more)

Tags: australia, painting, spirits, wandjina, raft point, kimberley, aboriginal, rock art

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