Gomeroi Gaaynggal Centre Re-Stitch program gets state funding

Jamieson Murphy
Updated November 25 2016 - 12:27pm, first published 11:45am

FOR the Gomeroi, the practice of doll making is deeply intertwined with family history and communal traditions. Tamworth MP Kevin Anderson announced more than $37,000 for the Re-stitching Culture program, to ensure the personal and important stories of local Aboriginal families live on. Gomeroi Gaaynggal Centre project manager Lyniece Keogh said while the elders could talk bark off a tree, they would freeze up on camera.

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Jamieson Murphy

Jamieson Murphy

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Newcastle Herald news director. Interested in any and all yarns. Whisper g'day mate to me at jamieson.murphy@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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