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When Anangu are strong in their culture they are strong in their health. Old people and young people are strong in their culture every day at Tjala Arts.
— Frank Young
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Tjala Arts is located in Amata, an Aboriginal community situated in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunyjatjara (APY) Lands. About 2500 people live in the region, which covers more than 103,000 square kilometres of arid land in in the far Northwest of South Australia.

Amata is situated among the picturesque Musgrave Ranges, approximately 120km south of Uluru (Ayers Rock) and 500km southwest of Alice Springs

 
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At Tjala Arts, Senior Artists work alongside newcomers and younger generations. Artists often work on collaborative paintings in family groups
— Nyurpaya Kaika
 
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Tjala is the Pitjantjatjara word for Honey Ant - a traditional bush food, it is also the Tjukurpa or creation story for the Amata area. Tjala artists create works that reflect the extraordinary lives and stories of the Amata community.


 
 
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