First Nation Voice Shawl

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Original Artwork by:

Shara Delaney
Aboriginal Quandamooka woman

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Wrap yourself in style with our gorgeous Shawls. Constructed in a soft, lightweight chiffon, this seasonal accessory drapes beautifully over your shoulders to accentuate your outfit.

Great to layer on for a trip to the beach or glam it up for a night out- have a bit of fun with your wardrobe and embrace colour!

Style: Shawl
Fabric: 100% Polyester - Light Chiffon
Dimensions: 112cm (W) x 80cm (H)
Washing: Cold hand wash
Artist: Shara Delaney
Story: First Nation Voice (NAIDOC 2019)

Story: First Nation Voice
Artist: Shara Delaney

My artwork for this year’s 2019 NAIDOC Theme ‘Voice Treaty Truth’ is about the first nation voice of this country having a say on our rights and issues regarding our people. Our culture is thousands of years old, we should be respected and acknowledged. Surviving genocide and the effects of colonialisation, we now as a country are faced with inter-generational trauma. So as history shows, it has always been a massive fight to get to where we are today because we’ve been oppressed as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People. Our ancestors have paved the way for our people and it continues for generations and generations. Trauma affects our families whether we live in remote or urban communities.

This design draws attention to Treaty, the main discussion for this NAIDOC theme. If a Treaty was established, and it meant our people had more rights, then I would support it. We are the only Commonwealth country without a Treaty with its Indigenous people. I think it’s an important step in the right direction to have such an agreement in place for both parties to move forward together. Aboriginal people have not given up their sovereignty- do the rest of Australia understand this? I think by listening to our voices, we can better understand each other, understand the trauma and begin to heal as a country. Acknowledgement is a very important part of this process. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History is not taught enough in schools, which is why I can see there’s a lot of ignorant and misconceptions about our people. Education and awareness should continue into the workplace.

The ‘U’ symbol in the design are our people coming together to discuss Treaty such as the Uluru Statement from the heart. The wavy pattern on each side is the journey we are on. The brown dots represent our people, and the white dots are the rest of the country as we move forward for a shared future.

Wrap yourself in style with our gorgeous Shawls. Constructed in a soft, lightweight chiffon, this seasonal accessory drapes beautifully over your shoulders to accentuate your outfit.

Great to layer on for a trip to the beach or glam it up for a night out- have a bit of fun with your wardrobe and embrace colour!

Style: Shawl
Fabric: 100% Polyester - Light Chiffon
Dimensions: 112cm (W) x 80cm (H)
Washing: Cold hand wash
Artist: Shara Delaney
Story: First Nation Voice (NAIDOC 2019)

ARTIST - Shara Delaney

Shara Delaney

Shara Delaney, Aboriginal Quandamooka woman

Shara is an Australian Aboriginal contemporary artist from Quandamooka country, inspired by stories of her Elders, the generation from One Mile.

Shara Delaney is a traditional owner through her parents the Delaney and close families, the Noounccal, Ngugi & Gorenpul clan groups of Quandamooka. Shara’s paintings are her identity as a strong saltwater woman, connection to family, sand and sea.

 

https://www.facebook.com/sharadelaneyartist

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Story: First Nation Voice
Artist: Shara Delaney

My artwork for this year’s 2019 NAIDOC Theme ‘Voice Treaty Truth’ is about the first nation voice of this country having a say on our rights and issues regarding our people. Our culture is thousands of years old, we should be respected and acknowledged. Surviving genocide and the effects of colonialisation, we now as a country are faced with inter-generational trauma. So as history shows, it has always been a massive fight to get to where we are today because we’ve been oppressed as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People. Our ancestors have paved the way for our people and it continues for generations and generations. Trauma affects our families whether we live in remote or urban communities.

This design draws attention to Treaty, the main discussion for this NAIDOC theme. If a Treaty was established, and it meant our people had more rights, then I would support it. We are the only Commonwealth country without a Treaty with its Indigenous people. I think it’s an important step in the right direction to have such an agreement in place for both parties to move forward together. Aboriginal people have not given up their sovereignty- do the rest of Australia understand this? I think by listening to our voices, we can better understand each other, understand the trauma and begin to heal as a country. Acknowledgement is a very important part of this process. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History is not taught enough in schools, which is why I can see there’s a lot of ignorant and misconceptions about our people. Education and awareness should continue into the workplace.

The ‘U’ symbol in the design are our people coming together to discuss Treaty such as the Uluru Statement from the heart. The wavy pattern on each side is the journey we are on. The brown dots represent our people, and the white dots are the rest of the country as we move forward for a shared future.

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07/01/2020
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adam T.
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Shawl

Brilliant! My wife’s shawl came and was every bit as beautiful as it was in the photos. Great brand, highly recommend

07/01/2020
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Jennifer S.
Australia Australia

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Prompt service and a quality product. Love the design and colours. Dresses up any outfit.

06/05/2020
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Deborah Z.
United Kingdom United Kingdom

Great product and service

Everything from the purchase to the delivery was fantastic. This was a gift for my sister who lived in London. It arrived yesterday and she says it is amazing and will be wearing it out and about in London. Very happy. Thankyou.

06/05/2020
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Nadia M.
Australia Australia

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Great customer service and great product :) I keep buying things

06/04/2020
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Dorene S.
Australia Australia

Absolutely beautiful

I bought this as a gift for my partner and she loved it. The material was soft and flowy which is perfect for those hot summer days under the sun. The design is also beautiful, something I know that will be treasured for a long time to come. Incredibly satisfied with my purchase

05/25/2020
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Lisa H.
Australia Australia

Be the voice

Fabulous, sent in some pics. Thanks guys, love from Melbourne.

05/22/2020
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Fero C.
Australia Australia

Shawl

My daughter lived it. Good quality.

05/22/2020
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Love the item. Very comfortable and looks great

05/21/2020
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