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Sam Woolagoodja

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‘Some Wandjina went under the land,
They came to stay in the caves
and there we can see them.
Grown men listen to their Wandjina.
Long ago, at another time,
these Wandjina changed the bad ones
into the rocks and the springs
we always drink from.
These places hold our spirits,
these Ungur [eternal Dreaming]
places of the Wandjina.’

Sam Woolagoodja, 1975