Tag Archives: Indigenous

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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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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