December, January. When the days are long and the streams are dry.

Red - mirda

When the daytime - kelada is long and the streams - birl are dry. Easterly – boyal winds – maam marang blow. The sacred spirit - wirning tree, the Christmas tree - Moojar blooms bright yellow-yoont, indicating the time for families to move towards the coast. The tree is sacred as Menang consider it provides a resting place for spirits – wirning on their journey to heaven – kuranup. Controlled fires – karl forced kangaroo – yonga, goanna-yoorn , lizards- karda and snake-noorn out into the open to be speared and eaten.