Yaliwunga Nguwa (Always Here) Women's Polo
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NAIDOC 2020 - Women's Polo
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Polos are available in a range of deadly designs. Made with the New COOLPASS Technology, they are sublimated making them extremely lightweight and breathable.
STORY BEHIND THE ART
Yaliwunga Nguwa (Always Here)
This artwork represents the NADIOC theme, "Always Was, Always Will Be" through our ongoing connection to this country, our Mother Earth. We have been here for 65,000+ years. We have survived through environmental change, through colonisation and the continual impacts of both because we hold the knowledge of how to care for country, with her in turn caring for us. Country is central to our being, our reason and our life source. We have a fundamental role in ensuring her voice is heard, her needs are met and to ensure she stays healthy for our children's futures by treading lightly and fighting for her. The pathways symbolise sharing her voice across the land, whilst the meeting place depicts coming together, listening, learning, taking action and acknowledging the knowledge, cultures, and longstanding custodianship and connection to the country of First Nations People.
Artist: Leah Brideson
100% Breathable Quick Dry 145gms Polyester
HOW TO MEASURE YOURSELF
1/2 CHEST: Measure from left armpit to right armpit.
LENGTH: The full length of the garment starting from the top of your shoulder.