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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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glimpsing Mäpuru

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How can I explain to you what it was like at Mäpuru. This is possibly one of the most difficult things I have had to do. There is so much that language cannot begin to explain and if I try, … Continue reading

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Reflections from Mapuru – Renata

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Roslyn was attempting to explain herself to me, the city Balanda (white person), as we sat in the shade of the weaving shelter.  She was gesturing grandly with her arms. “All connected” she kept saying. “Everything ….all like one”. She … 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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