STORY - Backburn Healing - Sea Lifestyle
The Traditional Warriors/Rangers are doing a backburn in order to prevent bushfires and make fresh growth. The dot circle represents the main waterhole where the native animals look for shelter from the heat.
The depiction of the Torres Strait Sea Living and Water Management. Shown here are various water totems like dugongs, turtles and shellfish. The man/woman/child represent family healing and the headdress symbolizes the old ways.