Cairns artist and author, Munganbana Norman Miller, has produced an Aboriginal art book that records over 25 year of his prolific artistic output. The art work and the accompanying stories depict his life culturally and spiritually as they feature the natural wonders of two world heritage areas – the Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics.
Munganbana Norman Miller is from the Jirrbal, Bar-barrum and Tableland Yidinji tribes. He grew up in the Wondecla bush, near Nigger Creek, Herberton, North Qld .
His book, Reef and Rainforest: an Aboriginal Voice Through Art and Story, features over 200 pieces of his art work, and has earned him Bronze Medal from the internationally prestigious and globally recognized Independent Publisher Book Awards – IPPY Awards 2016. The book’s Bronze Medal was awarded under the IPPY’s National Category of Multicultural Non-fiction Adult, which is for the overall medalists and includes entrants from UK, US, Aus/NZ, and Europe. This is an outstanding achievement.
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