Dulklorrkkelorrkken (Tree Spirit)


Dulklorrkkelorrkken is a malevolent mimih spirit which lives in hollow trees and logs. He is often depicted with tree branches protruding from his knees and elbows. He is the protector of the woodlands where he lives and can be upset if his home is damaged. Kunwinjku people know if they hear Dulklorrkkelorrkken grinding his teeth they must leave the area. 

84 × 37cm | Ochre on Bark | Cat. no: 368-21