Friday, October 2, 2020

Path to rediscover culture

If you’ve ever heard of Dareton’s Barkindji Wiimpatya Murra Centre, you’d probably know it as the town’s Aboriginal cultural hub, displaying everything from paintings to jewellery and artefacts such as didgeridoos and boomerangs. But for the local Barkindji people, it represents so much more, as Teagan Bell discovers. Pictures: Carmel Zaccone and supplied

NEXT to the Dareton ‘Men in a Shed’ on the Silver City Highway, the Barkindji Wiimpatya Murra Centre stands proudly, painted in the unmistakable black, yellow and red of the Australian Aboriginal flag.