Buffalo attack victim relives gory details for art award

Aboriginal Art Directory | 14.08.08

News source: Northern Territory News

The interesting story of Nyapanyapa Yunupingu's entry into this years Telstra Aboriginal Art Award:

'ONE of the finalists in the Telstra Aboriginal Art Award has depicted a buffalo attack that left her badly gored.

Yolngu artist Nyapanyapa Yunupingu's entry is accompanied by a video telling of when she was attacked in the 1970s.

"He charged at me, threw me up in the air like a football," Nyapanyapa (pictured) says in the video as she points out the horn which gored her.'

URL: http://www.ntnews.com.au/article/2008/08/13/5159_ntnews.html


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