This beautiful Welcome to Country gift bundle includes the multi-award-winning picture book Welcome to Country from respected Senior Wurundjeri Elder, Aunty Joy Murphy Wandin AO. It is beautifully given form by Indigenous artist Lisa Kennedy.
Paired with the Tjanpi Desert Weavers Learn-to-Weave kit, you'll have everything you'll need to learn more about Country while learning the practice of basket weaving. This kit comes with printed instructions and is designed to be used in conjunction with the Weaving Tutorial video and PDF instructions available on the Tjanpi Desert Weavers website.
This bundle includes:
+ Welcome to Country by Aunty Joy Murphy and Lisa Kennedy
+ Tjanpi Desert Weavers Learn to Weave Kit
Tjanpi Desert Weavers is a social enterprise of theNgaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (NPY) Women’s Council,working with women in the remote Central and Western desert regions who earn an income from contemporary fibre art.Tjanpi (meaning grass in Pitjantjatjara language) represents over 400 Anangu/Yarnangu women artists from 26 remote communities on the NPY lands.
Tjanpi artists use native grasses to make spectacular contemporary fibre art, weaving beautiful baskets and sculptures and displaying endless creativity and inventiveness. Originally developing from the traditional practice of making manguri rings, working with fibre in this way has become a fundamental part of Central and Western desert culture.
Learn to Weave Kit
Learn to Weave Kit includes: 1 x natural raffia bundle 3 x coloured raffia bundle 1 x industrial sail makers needle
Welcome to Countryby Aunty Joy Murphy and Lisa Kennedy