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May 27th, 2016
Episode 3156 of 3777 episodes
If it hadn't been for Yvonne Koolmatrie, a Ngarrindjeri woman originally from South Australia's Coorong region the knowledge of how to use particular grasses in a particular way to weave a variety of intricate nets, baskets and mats could well have died out forever, so it's wonderful to hear her lifetime work being recognised with the country's most highly esteemed, peer-assessed Aboriginal art prize.