Ananguku Arts and Culture Aboriginal Corporation (Ananguku Arts) is proud to work with the Aboriginal-owned art centres on the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands in the far north-west corner of South Australia, for the benefit of Aboriginal artists.
Arts kunpu, tjukurpa kunpu, munu waltja tjuta kunpu
Strong arts, strong culture, strong families
Ananguku* Arts is an Aboriginal-owned and governed not for profit organisation which is the peak regional body for the arts in the region.
Our members are the artists who live on the APY Lands and work in one of the seven Aboriginal art centres of:
- Ninuku Arts
- Tjungu Palya Artists
- Tjala Arts
- Ernabella Arts Inc
- Kaltjiti Arts And Crafts
- Mimili Maku Arts and
- Iwantja Arts & Crafts
Through its Statewide Indigenous Community Development (SICAD) project Ananguku Arts also supports Aboriginal artists in other areas across remote and regional South Australia.
Our Mission is to support the social, cultural and economic viability of Aboriginal artists on the APY Lands and in regional South Australia through the arts.
Ananguku Arts provides a range of services including Aboriginal governance support, regional business mentoring, human resource management services, artists’ forum and advocacy, as well as infrastructure project management.
Nganana painting palyani, Nganampa tjukurpatjara munu manta nganampatjara munu moneykitja workaringinyi waltja tjutaku maiku mantjintjikitja.
We paint to tell the stories of our land, and to get money to buy food for our families.
-Millyka Carroll, Director
Ananguku, pronounced ah-nahng-oo-koo, translates as of the people, therefore the arts and culture of the people of the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands
Ananguku Arts and Culture Aboriginal Corporation ICN 3834 is listed on the Minister’s Register of Cultural Organisations. The organisation has Deductible Gift Recipient Status.
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