Tag Archive: Saibai Island

Burru: Combs from the Strait’s Past

When christian missinoaries firstcame to the islands of the Torres Strait, they brought the first real introduction to western culture with them. Ordinary household objects to the missionaries were foreign to the Islanders,… Continue reading

Carving Culture

  Brothers Brett Aniba and Vincent Babia use lino printing to reinvent the stories of their ancestors on Saibai Island. Both Arts Support workers at the NPA Arts Centre, they work alongside fellow local indigenous… Continue reading