Coral Hayes Pananka - Drawstring bag

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This vibrant Australian Made cotton drawstring bag features artwork by Coral Hayes Pananka.

This story represents women and children gathering bush bananas that are in season. Bush bananas have always been a favourite food source eaten among Aboriginal families.

Coral Hayes [Hughes] was born in Balranald NSW and is a descendant of the Yorta Yorta people of the Mooroopna/Shepparton region of Victoria. Coral’s totem is the long neck turtle which her mother Kitty Smith Murray and her grandmother Alice belongs to.

Coral is also a descendant of the central Arunta people of Alice Springs, her totem is also the eagle called Ertija which belongs to her grandmother Julie Hughes which Coral is proud to belong to, in respect of her Ancestors. Coral’s father Billy Hughes totem is the green caterpillar Yeperenye whom he was very proud of. Coral now paints with full respect of her ancestors that are now in the dreaming.

Each tote bag is a little unique as print placement varies (front and back) and may vary from image shown.

Dimensions: 30cm x 45cm (approx).
Made in Australia

Royalties from this product directly benefit the artist and their community.