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ARTWORK DESCRIPTION (as told to Charlene by her late father Churchill Cann)
Red Butte country is in the middle of new and old Texas Station homesteads. It is rich blacksoil grazing country, with mountains in the middle. Limestone country to the east and west, and a tributary of the big Ord River called Spring Creek runs right through this place. There are two large round rocks which are easily seen to the south of Red Butte and the stockmen used them as landmarks when they were mustering cattle.
The Ngarrangkarni (Dreaming) story is that the rocks represent a man and woman who had been through Law (young people), and travelled to this part of the country. They were husband and wife, and even though they were from Alice Downs way, they liked this placed and decided to stay and make it their country. They raised their children around these parts and after the children left, the man and woman stayed and made the Law for this land that the Kitja people still obey today. The rocks tell the story of their journey to this place and represent the man and woman who belong to this country and made it their own.