This symbol represents the Coming of the Light, an incredibly important event in which Christianity influenced Torres Strait Islander culture and ended head hunting and witchcraft, a common practice among Torres Strait Islanders. Today, Christianity plays a significant role in the life of many Torres Strait Islanders and is a big part of their culture.
- Stamp size: 32 mm
- Shape: round
- Stamp shell: sea foam green
- Ink: black
About the artist:
Mooki Pen acknowledges the Traditional Owners of Yuggera country on the land which she resides on and pays respect to those past, present & emerging.
All royalties made directly support the artist and Torres Strait Islander organisation, Our Islands Our Home to support local communities in Zenadth Kes.