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First Nation Voice UPF 50 Women's Fitted Polo Shirt

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Crafted from light and breathable mesh, our slim fitting polo is a wardrobe essential for through any season, delivering comfort and durability in a premium finish. Featuring a classic soft collar with two-button placket, this smart-casual top works great with denim bottoms.

This season, we have removed the neck label for added comfort.

If you are looking for a more generous cut polo, we recommend the adults unisex version. Our model is wearing a size 8 fitted polo.

Style: Womens Fitted Polo Shirt
Fabric: 100% Polyester Cool-Dry Mesh UPF 50+
Washing: Cold hand wash
Story: First Nation Voice
Artist:
Shara Delaney

My artwork for this year’s 2019 NAIDOC Theme ‘Voice Treaty Truth’ is about the first nation voice of this country having a say on our rights and issues regarding our people. Our culture is thousands of years old, we should be respected and acknowledged. Surviving genocide and the effects of colonialisation, we now as a country are faced with inter-generational trauma. So as history shows, it has always been a massive fight to get to where we are today because we’ve been oppressed as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People. Our ancestors have paved the way for our people and it continues for generations and generations. Trauma affects our families whether we live in remote or urban communities.

This design draws attention to Treaty, the main discussion for this NAIDOC theme. If a Treaty was established, and it meant our people had more rights, then I would support it. We are the only Commonwealth country without a Treaty with its Indigenous people. I think it’s an important step in the right direction to have such an agreement in place for both parties to move forward together. Aboriginal people have not given up their sovereignty- do the rest of Australia understand this? I think by listening to our voices, we can better understand each other, understand the trauma and begin to heal as a country. Acknowledgement is a very important part of this process. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History is not taught enough in schools, which is why I can see there’s a lot of ignorant and misconceptions about our people. Education and awareness should continue into the workplace.

The ‘U’ symbol in the design are our people coming together to discuss Treaty such as the Uluru Statement from the heart. The wavy pattern on each side is the journey we are on. The brown dots represent our people, and the white dots are the rest of the country as we move forward for a shared future.

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BP
02/15/2022
Barbara P.
Australia Australia

Adore this shirt

washes up well no colour fade. I wear this shirt at work, I am a mental health support worker and every time I wear it I get comments on how beautiful the artwork and colours are

KS
02/12/2022
Kerrie S.
Australia Australia

Aboriginal shirt

Great quality and my mum loved it. Exactly like described

NR
01/27/2022
Nicole R.
Australia Australia

First Nations Fitted Polo

Great , I would recommend others to use it.

SG
12/02/2021
Sally G.
Australia Australia

Beautiful

Love it.

JD
11/09/2021
Jane D.
Australia Australia

First Nation polo shirt

Really like the shirt, it’s very comfortable. The colours are vibrant. Postage was really fast, easy ordering, accurate size, would recommend

MEET THE ARTIST

Shara Delaney

Aboriginal Quandamooka woman

Shara is an Australian Aboriginal contemporary artist from Quandamooka country, inspired by stories of her Elders, the generation from One Mile. “I want to remember them [my elders] by painting, so I can leave something for my daughter one day.” Shara’s paintings are her identity as a strong saltwater woman, her connection to family, sand and sea.

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