The Dreaming Series 1

The Dreaming Series 1
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Gelam - Torres Strait Islands
A little boy's father appears in his dreams and he leaves his mother.
Gelam - Torres Strait Islands - Story Background & Storyteller Profile Documentary
'Gelam - Torres Strait Islands - Story Background & Storyteller Profile Documentary' is part of a series of films from Aboriginal Nations Australia. The Dreaming is an award winning animation…
Talwalpin & Kowinka - Qld
Two lovers get trapped at sea by a fierce storm.
Talwalpin & Kowinka - Story Background & Storyteller Profile Documentary
'Talwalpin & Kowinka - Story Background & Storyteller Profile Documentary' is part of a series of films from Aboriginal Nations Australia. The Dreaming is an award winning animation series recommended…
The Waratah - NSW
A young woman leaves her heart on the mountain for her lover.
The Waratah - Story Background & Storyteller Profile Documentary
'The Waratah - Story Background & Storyteller Profile Documentary' is part of a series of films from Aboriginal Nations Australia. The Dreaming is an award winning animation series recommended by…
Tajeer-Tarnium - Vic
An orphan boy drinks all the tribes water and turns into a koala.
Tajeer-Tarnium - Story Background & Storyteller Profile Documentary
'Tajeer-Tarnium - Story Background & Storyteller Profile Documentary' is part of a series of films from Aboriginal Nations Australia. The Dreaming is an award winning animation series recommended by educational…
Kuti Kina - TAS
How Kuti Kina the spirit of the Great Ancestor came into being.
Kuti Kina - Story Background & Storyteller Profile Documentary
'Kuti Kina - Story Background & Storyteller Profile Documentary' is part of a series of films from Aboriginal Nations Australia. The Dreaming is an award winning animation series recommended by…
Mar The Cockatoo - SA
How one tribe acquires the knowledge of fire?
Mar The Cockatoo - Story Background & Storyteller Profile Documentary
'Mar The Cockatoo - Story Background & Storyteller Profile Documentary' is part of a series of films from Aboriginal Nations Australia. The Dreaming is an award winning animation series recommended…
The Two Willy-Willies - WA
A young girl is pursued by her husband to be.
The Two Willy-Willies - Story Background & Storyteller Profile Documentary
'The Two Willy-Willies - Story Background & Storyteller Profile Documentary' is part of a series of films from Aboriginal Nations Australia. The Dreaming is an award winning animation series recommended…
Dumbi The Owl - WA
Why the Wanality tribe were punished by the Wandjina.
Dumbi The Owl - Story Background & Storyteller Profile Documentary
'Dumbi The Owl - Story Background & Storyteller Profile Documentary' is part of a series of films from Aboriginal Nations Australia. The Dreaming is an award winning animation series recommended…
Warlukulunga - NT
How the brothers spear the old mans favorite kangaroo and were punished.
Warlukulunga - Story Background & Storyteller Profile Documentary
'Warlukulunga - Story Background & Storyteller Profile Documentary' is part of a series of films from Aboriginal Nations Australia. The Dreaming is an award winning animation series recommended by educational…
The Black Snake - NSW
How the black snake became poisonous.
The Black Snake - Story Background & Storyteller Profile Documentary
'The Black Snake - Story Background & Storyteller Profile Documentary' is part of a series of films from Aboriginal Nations Australia. The Dreaming is an award winning animation series recommended…
How Bama Got Biri - Qld
How Bama stole the fire from the Rainbow Man's cave.
How Bama Got Biri - Story Background & Storyteller Profile Documentary
'How Bama Got Biri - Story Background & Storyteller Profile Documentary' is part of a series of films from Aboriginal Nations Australia. The Dreaming is an award winning animation series…
Wonga & Nudu - Qld
Two boys stray from their mother and brother sun teaches them a lesson.
Wonga & Nudu - Story Background & Storyteller Profile Documentary
'Wonga & Nudu - Story Background & Storyteller Profile Documentary' is part of a series of films from Aboriginal Nations Australia. The Dreaming is an award winning animation series recommended…
Myths Of The Galaxy - Qld
Old man Pluto steals one of the seven sisters to be his bride.
Myths Of The Galaxy - Story Background & Storyteller Profile Documentary
'Myths Of The Galaxy - Story Background & Storyteller Profile Documentary' is part of a series of films from Aboriginal Nations Australia. The Dreaming is an award winning animation series…
Understanding The Dreaming Part 1
An introduction to understanding The Dreaming and its significance as an educational resource.

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In 1978 Narritjin Maymuru and his son Banapana were awarded fellowships as Visiting Artists to the Faculty of Arts at the Australian National University in Canberra. For three months they and their families worked in their campus studio. In the film, Narritjin conducts a seminar for anthropology students. He explains…
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Narritjin Maymuru is leader of the Manggalili clan of northeast Arnhem Land. Filmed in 1971, this documentary shows the daily life of Narritjin and his family at a camp in the bush where Narritjin and other senior men are making dug-out canoes. It is a few miles from Yirrkala Mission,…
In Memory of Mawalan
Part of the Series: The Yirrkala Film Project
In 1971 Wandjuk Marika organised a Djang'kawu ceremony at Yirrkala. It was to be a memorial for his father, Mawalan, who died in 1967. Mawalan had been the highly respected head of the Rirratjingu clan, for whom the Djang'kawu are primary Creator Ancestors. The two Djang'kawu Sisters came from across…
We are the Landowner...That’s Why We’re Here
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One of the most positive aspects of traditional Aboriginal Australia today is the outstation or clan homeland movement. Throughout central and northern Australia, groups have left the large centralised government settlements and church mission stations to form small communities on their own land. Yirrkala, in northeast Arnhem Land in the…
We Believe in It...We Know It’s True
Part of the Series: The Yirrkala Film Project
When built in the 1960s, the mining town of Nhulunbuy had an instant population of about 4000, making it one of the largest towns in the Northern Territory. With the town came a hotel--and alcohol. The face of the Gove Peninsula--with its forests, swamps, rich coastline and sacred sites--was transformed…
One Man’s Response
Part of the Series: The Yirrkala Film Project
This film records the reaction of one clan leader, Narritjin Maymuru, to the coming of the Gove bauxite mine. In mid-1971 Narritjin held a mortuary ceremony at Yirrkala in memory of several relatives. He opened this ceremony to visitors from the mining town, charging them a small entrance fee. Narritjin…