Crocodile- Mim-barrchérr Nesting Season, 2019


  • 30cm x 29cm
  • 2019
  • Ink on paper
  • Catalog No: 3

Lisa Michl Ko-manggén (OAM), Born: 1977 in Cairns, Queensland, Language Group: Kokotharpal, Clan Group: Kokoberrin

Area: Central Western Cape York Peninsula Homelands: Pinnarinch, Community: Cairns – Kowanyama – Normanton

Clan story place: Water Fairy, Totem Name: Ko-manggén


Nesting Season, Limited edition of 22, 2019

Linocut print on paper (unframed)

H300 x W295mm (image)


The mating season for Mim-barrchérr (Crocodile) around Kowanyama begins in the late dry season during October and November. The female builds a mound of vegetation and soil to incubate her eggs. The nesting period occurs over several months from December to April.