2019 Indigenous Guernsey - Totem

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Totem
Apr 12, 2019 2:04PM



Totem [toh-tuhm]; A natural object or animate being assumed as the emblem of a clan, family or group.
Depicted on the fabric of North's 2019 Sir Doug Nicholls Round jumper, are the powerful totems of each of its Aboriginal players.

The honey ant (Jed Anderson), goanna (Paul Ahern), turtle (Jy Simpkin) and water (Kyron Hayden), all bring this delicate and unique artwork, aptly titled 'Totem', together.

Designed by talented Mok artist Lorraine Kabbindi White, Totem's flowing design also features the 'Rainbow Serpent' or the 'Ngalyod' in Western Arnhem Land; a powerful being that originated from beneath the earth and created huge ridges, mountains and gorges as it pushed upward towards the surface of the land.

North's spiritual home, Arden St, is also visible in the form of a blue oval or deep waterhole in which 'Ngalylod' dwell.

The centre of the jumper symbolises the club itself, and the six blue bands running into it represent the main rivers and water from each player's home country, which links them back to their country.

North will wear 'Totem' in Round 10 against Western Bulldogs.

 
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I suppose it resembles something like a North jumper.
If you lined all our jumpers from this year up.

Then compared them to the ones we have won flags in.

This one would be the closest match.

Royal blue stripes on white.

All of the others we wear this year will not be that.
 

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If you lined all our jumpers from this year up.

Then compared them to the ones we have won flags in.

This one would be the closest match.

Royal blue stripes on white.

All of the others we wear this year will not be that.
Also closer to the 1977 jumper than anything the team has worn in 30 years. Wide blue stripes instead of the weak and mostly white jumper that we have put up with lately.
 

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If anyone wants to pick this up, you can get 30% off from the Rooshop until tomorrow which goes on top of the 10% Member discount. Brings it down to about $80. Just ordered one
 
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