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Significant Dates for Indigenous Australians in April

Posted on March 27 2024

Significant Dates for Indigenous Australians in April

In April, we commemorate the anniversaries of significant events for Australia's First Nations people:

 ~ April 1789 - The arrival of smallpox in the colony of New South Wales

 ~ April 1847 - Mass poisoning of Gubbi Gubbi people near Brisbane.

 ~ April 1867 -  “The Leap” Massacre at Mt Mandarana, near Mackay

 ~ 10 April 1950 - Mick Dodson was born

 ~ 27 April 1971 - Milirrpum v Nabalco Pty Ltd was decided

 ~ 3 April 2023 - Galarrwuy Yunupingu passed away

Mainie's Merino Wool Collection: Luxurious. Authentic. Unique.

Posted on March 26 2024

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A Mainie pure wool scarf is more than a fashion piece; it is a celebration of our 65,000-year-old Indigenous cultural heritage and a tribute to our shared Australian story, says Charmaine Saunders, Mainie Founder.

Significant Dates for Indigenous Australians in March

Posted on February 29 2024

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In March, we commemorate the anniversaries of significant events for Australia's First Nations people:

 ~ 21 - 22 March 1797: The Battle of Parramatta

 ~ 21 March 1837: Death of Luggenemenener

 ~ 21 March 2024: National Close the Gap Day

 ~ 23 March 1998: The Mirrar Aboriginal people from Kakadu begin a blockade of the Jabiluka uranium mine

 ~ 23 March 2022: World No. 1, Ash Barty announced her retirement from tennis

 ~ 27 March 1905: Birth of Jack Patten, Aboriginal Civil Rights Leader

 ~ 29 March 1881: William Barak delivered a petition from the Coranderrk Aboriginal reserve to Parliament House in Melbourne

Significant Dates for Indigenous Australians in February

Posted on February 01 2024

Significant Dates for Indigenous Australians in February
In February we remember significant dates for Indigenous Australians.

Fashion with Purpose

Posted on July 12 2023

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Mainie is a unique melding of authentic Aboriginal art and luxurious fashion.

Keeping Culture Alive

Posted on March 28 2023

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“Tradition is not to preserve the ashes but to pass on the flame.”
Gustav Mahler

Authentic Aboriginal Art - Luxurious Australian Wool

Posted on March 03 2023

Authentic Aboriginal Art - Luxurious Australian Wool
“A Mainie pure wool scarf is so much more than just a beautiful fashion piece. It is a tangible and meaningful celebration of our 60,000-year-old Indigenous cultural heritage and a tribute our shared Australian story."

Authentic Aboriginal Art - Luxurious Australian Wool

Posted on March 03 2023

Authentic Aboriginal Art - Luxurious Australian Wool
“A Mainie pure wool scarf is so much more than just a beautiful fashion piece. It is a tangible and meaningful celebration of our 60,000-year-old Indigenous cultural heritage and a tribute our shared Australian story."

The Dreamtime Stories Behind Our Aboriginal Designs

Posted on February 18 2022

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  Mainie’s luxury fashion collection of pure Australian Merino wool scarves features authentic Aboriginal art designs by Warlpiri women artists from Central Australia. Every design in the collection depicts a...

Mainie Wool - A Uniquely Australian Fashion Story

Posted on February 14 2022

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Authentic Aboriginal Designs from Mainie's Woolmark Australian Merino Wool Collection Since the launch of the first Mainie fashion collection in 2015, our exquisite melding of luxurious textiles and the world’s...

Mainie Wool - A Uniquely Australian Fashion Story

Posted on December 01 2021

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Authentic Aboriginal Designs from Mainie's Woolmark Australian Merino Wool Collection In 2015, Mainie launched our maiden collection of pure silk scarves, wraps and tops that featured authentic Aboriginal art designs by...

Passing on the flame of Australia's traditional Aboriginal cultural heritage

Posted on November 09 2021

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Sacred Water Dreaming site located on the ancestral homelands of the Warlpiri Aboriginal people in the Tanami Desert region of Central Australia  “Tradition is not to preserve the ashes but...

MAINIE FAQ

Posted on July 07 2021

MAINIE FAQ
  The four most frequently asked questions we receive at Mainie:   How and where are Mainie products made?   Where does your Aboriginal art come from?   How are...

Preserving Australia’s Traditional Aboriginal Cultural Heritage

Posted on June 04 2021

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Sacred Water Dreaming site located on the ancestral homelands of the Warlpiri Aboriginal people in the Tanami Desert region of Central Australia  Tradition is not to preserve the ashes but...

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