Alkwarrer (bush banana)

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Alkwarrer (bush banana)

By | 2020-11-11T10:21:22+09:30 November 11th, 2020|

Bush tucker is a major subject of painting for Aboriginal artists, which is strongly related to the ancient knowledge from their past of hunter-gatherers.In Canteen Creek, people are still collecting bush tucker to feed their family and provide a healthy alternative to the Western food and to gather the whole family for teaching about the bush (bush school). 
Some of the regular bush tuckers painted featurealkwarrer(bush banana),anaty(bush potato),akatyerr(bush sultana),ayernt(bush plum),arrweneng(passion fruit) andtyap(witchetty grubs).

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Through our Visual Arts program, Barkly Regional Arts operates an Art Gallery (Barkly Regional Arts Gallery Studio) with regular exhibitions and a selling outlet to buy original and authentic artworks from the Barkly. Be sure to visit regularly!