These limited edition headbands feature a unique fabric designed by first nations artist Margaret Nangala Gallagher as part of Warlukurlangu Artists, aboriginal-owned art centre.
Headbands available for babies, kids and adults.
Story behind the piece: 'Yankirri Jukurrpa' / Emu Dreaming
A 'Yankirri' (emu) and a 'Wardilyka' (bush turkey) would travel around the country picking 'Yakajirri' (bush raisins), mashing them into 'Kapurdu' (fruit balls) to save in their nests to eat after collecting.
They began to grow jealous of each other, the emu thought the bush turkey was picking the best and juiciest Yakijirri, leaving him with the sour Yakijirri.
The emu went to the turkeys nest while out hunting and smashed all of this Yakijirri. The turkey returned and realised what had happened and flew to the emu to confront him, they got into a big fight eventually ending with smashed Yakijirri. Neither the turkey or emu were left with the fruit balls, a source of nutrition still practiced today.
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Handmade with 100% organic cotton.