The Ritjinguthinha Adults Unisex Polo
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This is Adults Unisex Polo is part of a very special collection of products featuring the winning artwork from our Young Artists Competition. 100% of the profits from these beautiful shirts will be donated to our three partner charities Australian Literacy and Numeracy Foundation (ALNF), Gunawirra and Nutrition Plus. Each of these non-for-profits make significant contributions to Indigenous children's lives through education, health and creative development. You can read more about them here.
The artwork “The Ritjinguthinha” by Jaeve portrays the Dreamtime stories of her people, the Kalkadoon people of the Mt Isa region. You can read the full beautiful story below.
Crafted from light and breathable cool-dry mesh, this relaxed fit polo delivers comfort and durability with a premium finish. Finished with a classic soft collar and three-button placket, this polo is ideal for smart-casual top works great with denim bottoms. Perfect for men and also women who prefer a looser fit.
Style: Adults Polo Shirt
Fabric: 100% Polyester cool-dry mesh
Washing: Cold hand wash
Story: The Ritjinguthinha
"My painting represents the many Dreamtime stories that have been passed on through the generations since the dawn of time. At the bottom of my painting you will see the Emu in the sky. Aboriginal legend tells us emus were the creator spirits that would fly and look over the land. Moving up my painting I have included the many red and ochre colours of our country. My ancestors were the Kalkadoon people from the Mt Isa region, and these colours reflect their surroundings. I have included the symbol for women, paying respect in particular, to my female ancestors, who raised their children and hunted, farmed and foraged with their digging sticks on this land. Our family totem is the Desert Goanna, which was passed onto me from my aunty, this connects me to my Indigenous heritage both on a spiritual and cultural level. Spanning my painting I have included the footsteps of our First Nations people crossing over our land, like they did 65,000 years ago. I have included the sea/coast line, as both the land and ocean were of equal importance to our ancestors. The turtle was a favoured food source of our First Nations people and are still celebrated with respect today. The many swirls and dot work represent the Dreamtime stories and I hope this will encourage and inspire people to embrace the ancient history of our country". - Jaeve
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SIZE CHART - Adults Polo
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