Ena Oscar Majapula Nanaku's story

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Description Ena Oscar Majapula Nanaku speaks about her painting Ena’s Ngapuju [Nanna] carrying toilet waste for kartiya at Jinparrak, 2015, synthetic polymer paint on canvas.

“This painting is about is my nanna, Judy Kutuwumpu, who used to carry a yoke and buckets to get toilet waste from the white station people. One bucket was for the soapy water and the other for dirty water. She used to take it right around, far from the main building to the jackaroos’ quarters and the manager’s house, and then to the top and bottom quarters. She used to clean out the toilets and chuck it far away and wash the toilets, over and over again. I was happy doing this painting, but it made me feel sorry for the hard work they did for kartiya.”

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