Summary

Poster promoting the art and craft of Aboriginal people. The printed text is written in the Aboriginal language Warlpiri with English translations. Warlpiri country includes parts of the central and northern Tanami Desert in Central Australia. Text reads: 'Nyiyakanti-kantiji kamparrunyayirni walyaku nyampukunyayirni: The Art and Craft of the First Australians. Kuruwarri jukurrpa ngapa, Painting, Water Dreaming, Blutcher Japaljarri (c) 1983.* Literal translation of Warlpiri: Belonging to our very own place. Everything we make, we the first who belong to this our very own place.' The poster is one of a series designed by Chips Mackinolty.

Physical Description

Colour ink on paper. Title: 'Nguru nyampu-wardingkinyayirni Australian Made'. Features a shield decorated with yellow, brown and white designs on a black and red background; printed text in white in Warlpiri and English.

Title

Nguru nyampu-wardingkinyayirni Australian Made

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