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Lore Clothing Co

No Language No People Fitted Polo

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$39.50 $49.50

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Our classic womens fitted polo shirt, made in a cool-dry mesh. 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
Washing: Cold hand wash
Story: No Language No People
Artist: 
Lani Balzan

"So many of our Indigenous languages have been lost and this is a sad fact. I know from my own experience that I was not taught my language as my Elders were forbidden to speak it. This denial of language has had a devastating impact on our culture and is why language is important. It must be kept alive through the generations. "Wiray Naiyang Wiray Mayiny" (No Language, No People).

In my painting, the single black dots on the white background depict the 130 plus languages already lost. The circle in the black top dotted area in the top left corner represents our ancestors. The single dots on the black background are the 120 endangered languages still spoken today.

The gathering symbol in the middle represents all Indigenous people coming together and sharing the importance of our language. The Wedge-Tail Eagle is my own Totem but in this painting it represents Strength and Courage over the languages and how important it is to protect them."

Will leave the warehouse within 1-2 business days.

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COVID-19 UPDATE: Australia Post has been experiencing some delays in these uncertain times, but are doing their best to ship your orders to you in time. We thank you for your patience!

You can find more information about Shipping and Returns here.

We are proud to support First Nations artists, community organisations, non-for-profits, and small Indigenous-owned retail businesses. Our diverse audience and customers gives us the ability to reach all Australians and promote cultural awareness and appreciation. Together in the last 3 years we have directed $1.8 million to Indigenous employment and training, artist compensation and promotion, model contracts and direct community funding.

We acknowledge the traditional custodians of country throughout Australia and recognises their continuing connection to land, waters, and community. We pay our respects to them and their cultures; and to Elders both past and present.

View more about us & our social impact here

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LM
02/27/2021
Lilianne M.
Australia Australia
Polo shirt

Love the shirt.nice quality

KR
01/08/2021
Kate R.
Australia Australia
Looks great, feels great

Love this design and I feel proud wearing it because I understand the meaning of the story in the artwork.

RA
01/01/2021
Rebecca A.
Australia Australia
Thanks

Will continue to purchase clothing you guys are awesome always quick to post and easy to contact

Original Artwork by:

Lani Balzan
Aboriginal Wiradjuri woman

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