From the ABC News Web Site:
“Warning: this article contains the names of Aboriginal people who have died.
Cecilia Alfonso and Gloria Morales come from dramatically different social, cultural and political backgrounds. In their home country of Chile they would likely have never met.
They’re also not the most obvious candidates to negotiate the fraught politics and cultural protocols of a remote Aboriginal community.
Yet, over the past 15 years, their blend of passion and hard-headed pragmatism has transformed the Warlukurlangu Art Centre into one of the most successful in Australia, earning the praise of the Warlpiri artists it supports.
So how did these two Chilean women make their way to a remote Indigenous community in outback Australia, and stay there?”Read more