Wakirlpirri Jukurrpa (Dogwood Tree Dreaming) Star Handmade Paper fold-out
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Artwork by Liddy Walker.
Paper Star – 25cm (+/- 1-2cm)
This handmade paper is made from cotton offset scraps left over from the garment industry. Traditional handcraft made in Japur India. The artwork featured on these items under licence. Royalties are paid to the artists.
Better World Arts is a member of Fair Traders Australia and the Indigenous Art Code.
About the artwork
'Wakirlpirri' is a very useful tree that grows on the sides of creek beds and near 'mulga' trees. The seeds of this tree can be eaten raw or cooked on the fire. A deliciously sweet drink called 'yinjirrpi' is made from the seeds when they have been dried. The wood can be used to make weapons such as 'karli' (boomerangs) and dancing boards for ceremonies.
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