Unity and Kindness Hoodie

Designed By

Iteka Ukarla



Iteka Ukarla Sanderson-Bromley is 18 years old and lives in Adelaide, South Australia. Her language groups are Adnyamathanha (Flinders Ranges), Narungga (Yorke Peninsula) and Yarliyandi (Simpson Desert). Iteka’s ‘Yura mityi’ (Aboriginal/birth order name) is Warrikanha meaning 2rd born. Iteka has grown up making regular trips home to ‘country’. She loves sharing her culture and does this through her art, as well as by guiding cultural tours in Adelaide as part of her family’s business. Iteka has been involved with AIME as a high school student mentee and designed a Tshirt for the AIME Apparel range in 2018. She then designed the AIME 2019 Hoodie. She is currently involved in 2 art exhibitions featuring ceramics and hand painted silks. In ‘Dadirri’, an exhibition that is part of the SALA (South Australian Living Arts) Festival, Iteka has works along with other family members. In ‘Our Mob’, an exhibition featuring accomplished and emerging artists from South Australia, Iteka has works exhibited. Iteka is a member of 2 Aboriginal dance groups in Adelaide, ‘Tal-Kin-Jeri’, a traditional dance group, and ‘Of Desert & Sea’, a contemporary women’s dance group. Iteka completed Year 12 in 2018 and is now a student at Adelaide University studying a Bachelor of Arts with interest in Anthropology and Forensic Science.
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The 2019 Hoodie has landed, and it is carrying the voice of a generation of youngsters. For this year’s Hoodie Day we have been inspired by the theme of Australia’s NAIDOC: Voice. Treaty. Truth. For those of you across the globe in the AIME family that may not know what NAIDOC is, it is a week of celebrating the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. This year we will be focussing Hoodie Day on not only the iconic item of clothing, but on the voices that the hoodie represents. Iteka Ukarla. Iteka has created two artworks to represent Unity (front) and Kindness (back).

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Front

'Unity' - North, South, East and West, the 4 directions are all connected. Water flows through our country connecting us to each other and our land. We all sit around one circle, one earth. Everyone around the world can be united as one. Unity keeps us strong in ourselves and each other. 

Back

'Kindness' – Water is our connection, flowing through the land to the seas. Like water kindness flows in us all. One small act of kindness puts a drop on the water creating a ripple effect, spreading from one person to the next. With acts of kindness we can change the world.

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Unisex Adult Size Chart XS S M L XL 2XL 3XL
Body Width (cm) 49 52 55 58 61 64 67
Body Length (cm) 69.5 72 74.5 77
79.5
82 84.5

 

Fit: Regular fit, pullover hood, raglan sleeves, kangaroo pocket, lined hood, tonal drawcord.

Weight: Mid weight, 290 GSM

Colour: White Marle

Composition: 80% cotton 20% polyester