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Alkwarrer (bush banana)
Artist : Fiona Corbett

Alkwarrer (bush banana)

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).

  • Fiona Corbett
  • 19-CC21
  • small board
  • Acrylic on Board

Price: $65.00

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About the Artist

 Fiona Corbett is an Alywarra elder from Canteen Creek. Her career as an artist started in Utopia, working on batik silk printing along major artists such as Emily Kngwarreye and Gloria Petyarre.

 When she moved to Canteen Creek with her husband, she started painting after Barkly Regional Arts organised w....

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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).