Marlinjdji

This painting depicts Marlinjdji, a spirit man from Malakadjalhnu (Tin Camp) in the Bulmun area of Arnhem Land. This Dreaming belongs to the Wokmarranj Clan. Marlinjdji is a type of wayarra (spirit) that walks about the country, looking for animals. It looks after the country and watches over us when we sleep in caves in the area. It is a Duwa moiety spirit.

Nahni nawu bimbom kore djurra kangeyo Marlindji.Nawu bininj kore kunred Malakadjhnu (TinCamp) kore Bulmun Arnhem Land.Nahni Djang bedberre nawu Wokmarranj kunmokurrkurr bedberre.Marlindji nakka yiman namarnde nawu kahwohre kore kubolkwern kunred kayawn mayh.Dja kahbolknahnan kunred dja kannahnan ngad bininj kore baleh karrire karriyo kore kuwarderurrk dja nungka Duwa minj Yirriddja.