Resting on Aboriginal cultural authority and sound corporate management in partnership with non-Aboriginal people, they are fired by strength of purpose and consistency over many years, says their award-winning CEO Andrea Mason. KIERAN FINNANE reports.
"This book is about our hands and our faces, that's our work, our hands," explained Pantjiti McKenzie, one of the nine ngangkari present on Monday at the Desert Knowledge precinct to launch a new book about Anangu healing traditions – the use of healing hands, healing breath, insight and lifelong experience to renew the health and happiness of sick people. KIERAN FINNANE reports.
At left: The book cover featuring the hands of Andy Tjilari.
The NPY Women’s Council topped the Indigenous Incorporated category at the 2012 Indigenous Governance Awards for its strong leadership in promoting the health, safety and culture of women in the Ngaanyatjarra, Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara lands, writes Jenny Maklin MP, Minister for Indigenous Affairs.