River and Palm Trees
Sonia has painted the river country which she played as a child at Yungngora (Noonkanbah) near Fitzroy Crossing in Western Australia which is surrounded palm trees which reflect in the water.
The dreaming for this Sandy Billabong country is Nangurra, a snake that lives in the billabong which hold a plentiful supply of fish.
Region: Great Sandy Desert
Sonia Kurarra grew up in the river country at Yungngora (Noonkanbah). She paints the sandy billabong country along the stretch of the Fitzroy River. Sonia relates her paintings to her birth country, Martuwarra (River Country), rather than her ancestral home of the Great Sandy Desert.