I’m botj (boss) here. Ramingining. My mother. Me bungguwa (leader), from my mother (for) Marrawalwal (Red Kangaroo tribe), marrabal (kangaroo), gandayala (kangaroo) [stories]. My mother here.
Me, number one painter … Right up from … Milingimbi, Ngangalala, Ramingining, Maningrida, now come here, Ramingining. Stop here. Number one painter here.
Bark, finish ‘im up here; canvas, finish ‘im up here. Hollow log. All painting here. Me, number one. Maku (maybe) Minygululu second [in line to take over responsibility] here.
Statement taken from Philip Gudthaykudthay, interview with Belinda Scott, March 2007.