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Milky Way icon

Milky Way

As described by Janet Long Nakamarra

The white patterning is the Milky Way.
The seven circles are the Seven Sisters and the one on its own is the Jakamarra.

This icon tells about the Milky Way. The story is about the seven sisters and the Jakamarra. Where ever the sisters went the Jakamarra would always be with them. One day the sisters wanted to get rid of the Jakamarra so they came down from the sky. They all walked together from place to place and the Jakamarra was always with them in the sky.

In winter, summer you could easily see the stars moving across along the milky way traveling west. You could only see the stars in the evening as they move along the Milkyway.