Artist: Faye Ellis
Water Lily – Kakayi – 2021
Paintings – Acrylic on Canvas – 30 x 30 cm (pre-stretched)
Water Liliy is a traditional food for Yanyuwa and Garrwa people. It can be found in the water holes and lagoons all around the Gulf Region and is edible in many ways. The seeds are ground up to make damper flour, and the stalks and leaves are an edible vegetable.