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  • Sammy Trist Sammy Trist (Taungurung), layers of country walked by our ancestors

Sammy Trist (Taungurung), layers of country walked by our ancestors

$390.00
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ochre on bark, 2023

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The bark shows the layers of Country which holds the bones of our ancestors who passed down the knowledge we proudly hold and share with our children so that they will grow up strong in culture.

 

Artist Bio:

My name is Sammy Trist, I am a Taungurung Women of the Kulin Nation. I was born and grew up on Wurundjeri Country. I have lived on the Mornington Peninsula with my Husband and two children for 19 years. I spent 30 years working in Early Childhood Education. The past 10 years I have enjoyed teaching my Indigenous Culture in various educational settings. Creating art is my therapy, it allows me to express my connection to culture and share knowledge passed down from my ancestors.