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Weaving in Mäpuru with the Yolgnu women

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Mäpuru is a small and remote township in East Arnhem Land; 1000 kms from Darwin and 50kms south of Elcho Island as the crow flies. CERES’s (a community environmental park in Brunswick) runs trips each year to Mäpuru as part … Continue reading

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Mäpuru testimonials

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“It was for me, an amazing and humbling experience to learn from these beautiful women, to simply sit, observe and for a short time become part of the rhythms of Mäpuru.” Claire, July 2011 Trip Participant “I will never forget … Continue reading

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Arnhem Weaving trip…. a thank you from Kate Cranney 2011

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There are moments that, four months on, I remember vividly from Mäpuru in June 2011. Mangrove mud oozing between my toes, the women’s colourful baskets swaying in the wind and Linda’s thumbs up when I’d finally understood how to weave … Continue reading

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