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[Two unidentified men each holding an end of a Ngintaka (perenti) goanna]
Pukatja / Ernabella (SA Central Australia SG53-09)
[Ngintaka (Nin-taka) man or Perentie man creation songline is the major creation story in the Angatja area. The story is about theft, vengeance and uselessness of possessions - Perentie man having no grindstone, steals a grindstone to make his seedcakes better. It is a story with dance (Inma Ngintaka) - a journey dance of creation that includes a song whose stanzas follow his travels through the land so the 500 kilometre trail is called a Songline. Largest monitor goanna in Australia found in the APY Lands. This region is now known as the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands or APY Lands, Ernabella has been renamed to Pukatja]