Kawarla (Coolamons)

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Description As Gurindji people, we use coolamons to carry young babies and to collect various bush foods and medicines. This video shows how we make coolamons, and the types of trees and tools we use to make them. It features Violet Wadrill Nanaku, Biddy Wavehill Yamawurr Nangala, Peggy Wavehill Mayawurr Nangala, Jimmy Wavehill Ngawanyja Japalyi, Kitty Mintawurr Nanaku, Theresa Yibwoin Nangala.

It was produced by Felicity Meakins (University of Queensland).

For more information, contact Felicity Meakins (f.meakins@uq.edu.au) or Karungkarni Art (karungkarniart@gmail.com).

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