Waterholes and Boomerangs Game

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The traditional noughts and crosses or ludo game with an indigenous flair designed by Aboriginal Artist Gerald McGregor. The base of the game is jute material. The nine playing squares have been machine stitched whilst the boomerangs and waterhole designs have been hand appliqued with cotton material. The game measures approx. 45 cms by 45 cms . Has a large zipped pocket ( 20 cms by 20 cms) to hold the ten softly padded cotton appliqued cushions or playing pieces. Neatly folds up when not in use.

Design is Copyright to Gerald McGregor. Royalties paid to Gerald for each memory game sold.


 

 
Gerald was born in 1973 and is of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander nationality . His family have descended from the Burketown Region in far North Queensland , the GUNNDALEEDIE tribe. Coming from a family abundant in artistic talent, Gerald has found his own unique style of art ranging from traditional dot and animal inspired pieces, to otheres with a more contemporary feel, that reflects the view of the modern "urban" Aboriginal's view of this beautiful country Australia.
 

Gerald has sold hundreds of art pieces over the last eight years both in Australia and all over the world. Gerald's artwork has become well sort after and collectable, by art enthusiasts across the globe.


 

 
 
Hand made by a producer at the Y.W.C.A. Craft Centre, Bangladesh. This centre gives skill training and work to 450 ladies, especially those who have been uneducated and destitute. This centre creates a warm caring environment for the producers. Some of the services available to the producers are a 10% compulsory savings scheme , health care, subsidised medicine, interest free loan and the availability of free legal advice

(B-YW-EC59)

SKU B-YW-EC59
Brand YWCA Fair Trade
Shipping Width 0.450m
Shipping Length 0.450m

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