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MB055024

Anaty (Desert Yam) MB055024-Tenallie Mills


Medium
Acrylic on Canvas
Size
90 x 90cm
Year Painted
2019

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MB055024

Anaty (Desert Yam) MB055024-Tenallie Mills

Tenallie paints the Anaty (Desert Yam or Bush Potato) story from her country, Irrweltye.

This yam grows underground with its viny shrub growing above ground up to 1 metre high. It is normally found on spinifex sand plains and produces large pink flowers after summer rain. The anaty is a tuber, or swollen root, of the shrub and tastes much like the common sweet potato. It can be eaten raw or cooked and is still a staple food for the desert aborigines where it can be harvested at any time of the year. Some can be found as big as a person's head, making this a very important food source in the harsh Australian desert.

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