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Bawinanga Aboriginal Corporation named NT Community Group of the Year

Bawinanga Aboriginal Corporation (BAC) has been awarded the Northern Territory 2020 Community Group of the Year Award at the inaugural NT Community Achievement Awards. The award recognised the Maningrida-based organisation’s Tucker Run service which provides fresh food and essential equipment from BAC’s Barlmarrk Supermarket each week to 130 remote homelands in the 7000-hectare Djelk IPA

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National award recognises Maningrida Wild Foods leader

Bush foods expert Leila Nimbadja was today awarded the delicious magazine/Harvey Norman National Produce Awards ‘Outstanding Native Producer’, selected by judge Kylie Kwong. Leila is a Senior Traditional owner and Gurr-goni woman who lives on her homeland in the Maningrida region. Leila is the mainstay of Maningrida Wild Food’s bush foods team, and her intricate

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Maningrida artist named Wynne Prize finalist

Maningrida artist Paul Namarinjmak Nabulumo’s lorrkkon’s (hollow log) selection as a Wynne Prize Finalist by the Art Gallery of NSW challenges mainstream ideas about what constitutes a landscape and how artists represent it. The Wynne Prize is one of Australia’s most prestigious and influential art prizes. It is awarded annually for the best landscape painting of Australian

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Creating role models

CEO Blog – June 2020 Writing children’s books is not a core business for a CEO, but it is a passion of mine and certainly takes care of any potential downtime. I recently wrote and published a children’s book set in Maningrida titled Ngayi Nga-ngeydi Patricia/My name is Patricia. The concept had been germinating for

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Maningrida children’s book leaps the ditch

More than 250 rural New Zealand children learned about the daily life and language of nine-year-old Patricia, an Aboriginal girl growing up in Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, when their school principal shared a book reading on Facebook. Kim Gordon, Principal of Bulls School in Manawatu, posted her reading of children’s book, Ngayi Nga-ngeydi Patricia/My name

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