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Dhirridhirri (Willie Wagtail)
Dhirridhirri was once a beautiful woman and Bibii the tree creeper wanted to show his love and admiration for her. Bibii created a rainbow for Dhirridhirri and put in the sky for all to see. Dhirridhirri loves to show off and is known to be a messenger bird.
Dhigaraa (birds) are special to Gamilaroi people and feature in many of our stories. Yinarr Maramali is the home of Milaan Dhigaraa (Milaan's Birds).
Yinarr Maramali: Gomeroi Dhigaraagal shines a spotlight over the tradition and skill of Gomeroi yinarrgal (women) in regional New South Wales. Inspired by native dhigaraa (birds) and their stories, Gomeroi Dhigaraagal is a celebration of colour and community.
Yinarr Maramali is a Gomeroi women's business dedicated to supporting Community and Country wellbeing through their weaving practice. Based in Tamworth, Yinarr Maramali is a cultural hub and place of learning as artists weave their stories through handwoven creations and artworks. The name ‘Yinarr Maramali’ means ‘made by Gomeroi women’s hands.’
Artist: Sophie Honess
Title: Dhirridhirri Waygal (Willie Wagtail Dilly Bag). SH-47
Medium: Sustainable paper raffia
Dimensions: 10 x 4.5cm
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