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Gari Yala Rectangle Chiffon Scarf

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  • 100% Authentic Indigenous artwork
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Soft, elegant and super versatile, our NAIDOC Week 2019 Scarf is the perfect accessory to add that finishing touch to your outfit. With an assortment of designs and amazing colours, these scarves are the perfect piece to keep on hand this season. Wrap it over the shoulders for a layered look, or turn it into the classic neckpiece when worn on a night out.

Style: Lighweight Scarf
Fabric:
100% Polyester - Light Chiffon
Dimensions: 43cm (W) x 145cm (H)
Artist: Lani Balzan
Story: Gari Yala (Speak the truth)

This painting represents a timeline of country: our motherland and the layers that represent it before colonisation, the change when colonisation happened, the present and the future.

The outside represents the beginning before colonisation where our culture remained untouched and our country remained sacred. Moving inwards to the next layer, this represents when colonisation happened and the alteration to the land and our people from this. The next layer represents the present, the fight we face for change, the importance of a Treaty, and voices coming together. The middle represents the future; it is the change we so deeply desire, the acknowledgement that we deserve and truth of our people and our culture.

Our people have been on this land for more than 65,000 years. There needs to be an understanding of country and of our people who are the oldest continuing culture on this planet. This is the only way to move forward for our future of this country.

Remembering that we are a multi-cultural Aboriginal country in 2019, we come from all different walks of life and all different decent lines as do I. Aboriginal people of this land have not always had an untold or untrue history voiced.  Our voices have not always been completely heard and this is continuing to happen. The true story of colonisation must be told, must be heard, and must be acknowledged!

The present: we are up in arms, we are fighting for country and still fight to be heard. Our voices are important! Without our voices, things cannot change for the future.

The future is to have our voices heard to have sovereignty, a Treaty to our land.  To come together and to understand the importance of our culture. Our culture is not something just for Aboriginal people to be proud of, but for all Australians to embrace the culture and our land we all live on.

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MH
01/13/2022
Mary H.
Australia Australia

LOVE THIS SCARF!

Just love the colours & patterning of this scarf! Many shades of green, blue, yellow & red mixing together in a gorgeous Aboriginal pattern!

M
12/26/2021
Marilyn
Australia Australia

scarf

Lovely to wear

SZ
08/09/2021
Susan Z.
Australia Australia

Love this scarf

I bought this scarf as a gift for my daughter. The colours are vibrant and the design is beautiful. The fabric is soft and the size of the scarf makes it very wearable. I want one for myself.

MEET THE ARTIST

Lani Balzan

Aboriginal Wiradjuri woman

Lani Balzan is a proud Aboriginal Wiradjuri woman. Painting is Lani's passion and she uses her art to showcase the beauty of her culture. As an art therapist and an educational officer, Lani endeavours to make a positive difference in the lives of young people and their families by teaching them about Indigenous culture.

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