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Fabric: Light weight cotton: Bush Food by Cindy Wallace:

This painting depicts bush foods vividly such as bush sultana, bush tomato, cherries, etc. The design also shows waterholes, running water, walking paths and women with digging sticks. Bush Food: The Australian Aboriginal people are hunters and gatherers and collect their major diet from the countryside or 'bush'. Fruit and vegetables like bush banana, potatoes, sweet potatoes, bush tomato, plums, and cherries are gathered as well as mulga seeds to make bread. Their main protein sources are kangaroo, wallaby, lizards, snakes, fish from the waterholes, insects, etc. As carers and conservationists of their land, the Aboriginal people have never hoarded or stored food, and have only collected the amount immediately required.

Cindy Wallace is originally from Santa Teresa Community approximately one hour from Alice Springs in Central Australia. Her language is Anmatyerre. She is married Stephen Bird, who is the son of famous Utopian artist Ada Bird Petyarre. Once they were married Cindy relocated with Stephen’s to his homelands of Mulga Bore in the area of Utopia. Utopia is an Aboriginal Community several hours from Alice Springs in Central Australia. Cindy was born in 1978 and is the sister of Colleen Wallace Nungari, an emerging Central Art artist. Both women were raised by their aunt Kathleen Wallace who is a well known Keringke artist and strong mentor in Santa Teresa Community.

Cindy attended school in Alice Springs however was brought up with a traditional education and the important values of her country and Dreamings. Her father’s country is Annamurra (near Gem Tree) and her mother’s country is Arrulka (near Conniston Station).
 

 

 

 

 

Fabric: Bush Food

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  • This product is cotton.

    Product Care: Wash separately first wash,gentle machine wash in cold water, wash with like colours, do not soak, do not bleach,do not tumble dry, line dry inside out in the shade, cool/warm iron and do not dryclean.

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