Handmade Paper Aboriginal Art Giftcard & Envelope (Set 5) - Two Dogs Dreaming

by Murdie Nampijinpa Morris

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Handmade Paper Aboriginal Art Giftcard & Envelope (Set 5) - Two Dogs Dreaming by Murdie Morris

Set 5 Cards/Envelopes
Gold covered blank card (12cm x 9cm) with full Aboriginal design Envelope (13.5cm x 9.5cm)
NB:  Designs may vary

A Cross Cultural Project
This paper is eco friendly, being made from cotton scraps sourced from the garment industry. No wood or toxic chemicals are used in the production of these products.  At the moment humans destroy an unbelievable 149 acres of forest per minute! One tonne of handmade paper saves an estimated 277 eucalyptus trees!   Not only does this paper benefit the environment, the handmade quality of the paper is beautiful and produced in clean airy SEDEX certified workshops in Jaipur, India.

designed in Australia by royalty-paid Aboriginal Artists

ABOUT THE DESIGN
In this Dreaming story, two dog ancestors, a Jampijinpa and a Napangardi, travelled from the west to the east. At Tapu (a rockhole), the two dogs separated. The female dog, Napangardi, went to the south. The male dog, Jampijinpa, went to the north. Eventually he became lonely and howled for Napangardi in the south. 

She came running to him, and they married each other at Ngarnka. They wore men’s and women’s marriage headdresses, and Jampijinpa painted himself with white clay for the ceremony. 

The two dogs continued running east, before arriving in Warlaku (Ali Curung). Many other dogs were living in Warlaku when they arrived. There were many families of dogs, mothers and fathers and children and uncles all living together. Jampijinpa and Napangardi made a burrow to rest in and started a big family of dogs there. They chose to stay in Warlaku and live with all the other dogs. In this way, the ‘malikijarra Jukurrpa’ (two dogs Dreaming) tells the story of proper conduct in families and marriages.

(STAT-HMP-BWA-GC5MNM)

SKU STAT-HMP-BWA-GC5MNM
Barcode # AMNM6005CS
Brand Better World Arts
Shipping Weight 0.0750kg
Shipping Width 0.210m
Shipping Height 0.010m
Shipping Length 0.150m
Shipping Cubic 0.000315000m3

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