Better World Arts

Sampson Bamboo Eco Mug 227ml

$13.95

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Better World Arts is:

  • 100% Authentic Indigenous artwork
  • Ethically & sustainably sourced Indigenous art
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Each year, over 100 billion single-use cups go to landfill. The time for change is now, choose to reuse! Better Worlds bamboo fibre coffee mugs are made from sustainable & biodegradable bamboo fibre. These ultra light keep cups are perfect to carry around with you on your morning commute.

Product: Bamboo Eco Mug
Materials: Bamboo fibre, silicone lid and sleeve
Capacity: 227ml
Artist: Rama Kaltu Kaltu Sampson 
Kuntjanu is near Pipalyatjara in the far north west corner of the APY Lands. It is here, in Kuntjanu, that the Wanampi lives. Wanampi is a big rainbow serpent. He is sleeping under the ground, in the big rockhole (tjukula) in the middle. There are tali (sandhills) surrounding the rockhole. Kuntjanu is home to the Wanampi Tjukurpa – Rainbow Serpent Dreaming. This is an important Tjukurpa story, where the snakes represent men. Rama says there is one Wanampi tjilpi old rainbow serpent man – his name is Kuntjanu. His wife is ititjara (pregnant) and is hiding under the water. There are other people there, kuniya, mingkiri, and liru. The Kuniya is a big python with a black back and yellow front. Mingkiri are the mouse people, and liru are the snake people. Liru wati pika wakanu Wanampi, Wanampi pakanu ngarangu, the snake men were angry and speared Wanampi, he rose out of the waterhole and was speared by a left handed man. Wanampi’s son was born there and he still sleeps in the rockhole at Kuntjanu.

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Better World Art Artists

Arnhem Land, Central & Western Desert regions

Better World Artists are a collection of Australian Aboriginal artists from remote communities across Australia. They collaborate with traditional artisans from remote regions in Kashmir, Peru, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh and Nepal to create beautiful hand crafted products.

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