More than 300+ Aboriginal women artists from 28 remote communities in the western and central deserts of Australia come together on country to create beautiful, intricate and whimsical fibre art. Tjanpi provides one of the few opportunities for self-initiated income on the NPY Lands and brings Aboriginal women together on country to collect grass, sculpt and weave, sing and dance and keep culture strong.Read More
Tjanpi Desert Weavers is a not-for-profit Aboriginal social enterprise established in 1995 by the Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Women’s Council to provide an income source for women living in remote Central Australian communities. Today more than 400 Aboriginal women artists from 28 remote communities covering 350,000 square kms of the western and central deserts of Australia work with Tjanpi to create beautiful, intricate and whimsical fibre art.
New online booking system for Beanie Fest Tjanpi Workshop available now.
Tjanpi Desert Weavers is an Aboriginal governed and directed social enterprise and all profits go towards improving the lives of NPY women.
Tjanpi dogs came bounding out of the desert with their tails wagging in the late 1990’s. They burst onto the scene as one of the first sculptural forms created by the Tjanpi Desert Weavers.