Better World Aboriginal Art Printed Cotton Canvas Shoulder Tote Bag (43cm x 38cm) - Ngarrindjeri Country

by Cedric Varcoe

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Better World Aboriginal Art Printed Cotton Canvas Shoulder Tote Bag (43cm x 38cm) - Ngarrindjeri Country by Cedric Varcoe

Matrial:  screen printed cotton canvas
Size:  43cm x 38cm with 70cm long leather shoulder strap (15mm) wide
inside striped lining with zip pocket and 2 open pouches
comes with Artist/Design story tag 

These vibrant shoulder tote bags are perfect to carry your laptop, folders and documents or just take out on a day for shopping. They are made from 100% heavy weight cotton canvas, and are fully lined with black and white cotton, making it easy to see the small things inside.  The leather straps are long enough to sit comfortably on the shoulder. Simple, elegant and spacious

CROSS CULTURAL PROJECT
designed in Australia by royalty-paid Aboriginal Artists and made in Jodphur India

About Artist/Design
When Ngurunderi travelled through what is now Ngarrindjeri country he came down the Murray River in his canoe. At that time it was just a small stream. Ngurunderi was looking for his two wives who had run away from him and was following Pondi, the big Murray Cod who had created the twists and turns of the river when sweeping his huge tail from side to side. Ngurunderi was trying to spear Pondi all the way along the journey. Together they formed the Murray River, lakes and landforms and everything in Ngarrindjeri Country. Ngurunderi made the rain that feeds the river and the country. With the rain came the rainbow, which can be seen in this painting. Ngurunderi also made the Ngarrindjeri people, who live along and around the River Murray, lakes, the Coorong region and across to Cape Jervis and the southern regions of what is now Adelaide. 
Ngurunderi travelled with his family and they also played a part in the creation of Ngarrindjeri country. Ngurunderi taught everyone the lore, dance, song, how to hunt and live and everything they needed to survive in their country. When they reached Lake Alexandrina Nepele, Ngurunderi’s brother in law, helped spear and kill Pondi. Ngurunderi cut Pondi into many pieces, each piece creating a new species of fish that now populates the river system. Ngurunderi never did catch his wives who drowned when crossing to Kangaroo Island, which was still joined to the mainland at that time. At this point Ngurunderi joined the spirit world becoming a star in the Milky Way.

 

(BAGS-LTOTE-BWA-CV)

SKU BAGS-LTOTE-BWA-CV
Barcode # BCVA721SHT
Brand Better World Arts
Shipping Weight 0.4000kg
Shipping Width 0.240m
Shipping Height 0.018m
Shipping Length 0.220m
Shipping Cubic 0.000950000m3

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