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Authentic Aboriginal Art & Bush Tucker

ART AND FOOD FROM THE DREAMTIME COMES TO EUMUNDI



Aboriginal Chef, Dale Chapman of the Dilly Bag and Aboriginal Artist, Michael Connolly of Dreamtime Kullilla-Art have finally had their "dreamtime"; realized with the opening of their shop -the Dilly Bag Dreamtime Place situated in the heart of Eumundi [in the Post Office building- 71a Memorial Drive, Eumundi]. Dale has been operating her Native Bush Tucker business around the Sunshine Coast region and Michael has been selling his artworks from many of the Brisbane markets for many years. The union between these 2 commenced 3 years ago. Michael was attempting to expand his range of products to include a range of native bush tucker products and started the quest to look for an indigenous person who did bush tucker. To his surprise he found only 1 Dale Chapman and she only lived just up the road in Pomona. They met, they talked and the rest is now history. Bush Tucker is such an integral part of the Aboriginal Culture that it was the perfect union for these two very focused and dedicated Indigenous business operators.

Micheal & Dale
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Opening Day and very Proud

The Dilly Bag Dreamtime Place is a blend of both Michael and Dale's cultural talents [artistic & culinary].It is the "one stop cultural shop"; which you can come and experience-art- food-song & dance- music & storytelling of the Dreamtime.

When you come to the shop you will be greated by the shop staff- Dale, Valda [Dale'd mum] and Jo [Michael's wife] and Michael himself. The shop first opened their doors on 19th March with the official opening at the shop on 21st April. The shop has a range of Indigenous bush tucker products including [jams, relishes, native meats, fruits, nuts and herbs]. Great range of naturally native skin care products, soaps and shampoos. Art & Craft products including handpainted and handcrafted didgeridoos, boomerangs and artifacts, range of framed original canvases and craftworks such as handpainted gumleaves, bark & boomerangs, variety of authentic Aboriginal souvenirs such as t-shirts, ties, bags, teatowels, stationery, jewellery, crockery, native bush plants- you name it we have it - if we don't we can get it!!

Bush Tucker Cooking Demonstration
Last Sunday of each Month
Phone 54428888 for
Booking's are Essential

This Month BUNYA NUTS
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Grass tree and Bunya Nuts

Please get in touch to offer comments and join our Mailing List for Sales, Cooking Classes, & "Cultural Connections"

You can e-mail us at:

kullilla@dreamtime.auz.net

The Dilly Bag Dreamtime Place - 71A Memorial Drive, Eumundi 4562 QLD Australia
Phone 07 5442 8888