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A5 Journal - Bessie Nakamarra Sims 'Ngarlajiyi Jukurrp' (Bush Carrot Dreaming)

A5 Journal - Hard Cover
100 Pages, 100gsm

One page blank, one page lined.

Made from wood free paper.

15cm x 21.5cm x 1.9 cm

"I like painting cause it's my Dreaming - Bush Carrot, Yam Dreaming, …From my father and grandfather's side. I like to teach kids my Dreaming. I want everyone to know my Dreaming from all over the world. I know and they can know…"

Bessie Sims was the wife of Paddy Japaljarri Sims, they had 7 children and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Bessie was born in the bush and lived for many years before coming into contact with white people at Mt. Doreen Station, west of Yuendumu. She lived in South Camp in Yuendumu and was an active member of Yuendumu Night patrol which helped keep Yuendumu a safe community. In her spare time she hunted for wardapi (goanna) and bush tucker such as yarla (bush potato) and yakajirri (bush tomato). 

Bessie Nakamarra Sims has exhibited artwork since 1986 throughout Australia & around the world; including exhibitions in: New Zealand, USA, Germany, England, Scotland, French Polynesia, Belgium, The Netherlands, France and South Korea. Bessie'’s works are featured in the collections of Major Art Institutions in Australia and around the world.

Royalties from this product directly benefit the artist and their community.

Customer Reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Ursula A
Great present for any age

Beautiful book bought as a present to send overseas

Nicole Corrales Palacio

Beautiful journal, strong sturdy cover, vibrant artwork. Looking forward to using it.

Karen Mahoney
A5 Journal

Always happy with my purchases from Corroboree. Quality product at reasonable prices.?