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Handmade Gutyal (Coolemon) by Peter Williams

Handmade Gutyal (Coolemon) by Peter Williams

Handmade Gutyal by Peter Williams (Uncle Pete)     About the Gutyal: The handmade wooden dish is used by women to collect water, bush food and as a cradle for babies. Peter has used fallen timber, cut down by big winds during a storm in the Blue Mountains. The patterns, burnt onto the surface with a hot wire represent the rough and smooth rocks found in Peter’s tribal land.   About Peter Williams: Peter is the senior dancer at Waradah Aboriginal Centre. He is from Ngiyampaa country, North West NSW. His clan is Gurul Giyalu Rock People, and their language, Wongaipuwan. Gutyal...

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Taronga Zoo’s Wild Rhino program

Taronga Zoo’s Wild Rhino program

Waradah artists, Peter Williams and Wayne Krause, were invited to paint two Rhinos as part of the Taronga Zoo’s Wild Rhino program to protect the endangered species. Rhinos have been painted by famous artists, schools, community groups and others. They will be displayed  across the state and include one painted by Peter Williams outside Waradah’s premises at Echo Point Road and one by Wayne...

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