Yarripiri travels with a special quality, painted in yellow ochre

  Tess Napaljarri Ross explains that as Yarripiri was painted with yellow ochre when he started his journey, he has a special ritual quality as he continues his travels. He had that really special stuff from where he started. The really special one, that karntawarra (yellow ochre). And then he turned himself, he mixed himself… Read more »

Kweter ‘dancing stick’

  In this film, Clarrie Kemarr Long prepares a kweter ‘dancing stick’ in preparation for dancing at Angenty.

Anmatyerr Dictionary Song

  The Anmatyerr Dictionary was painstakingly compiled by Jenny Green working with scores of Anmatyerr people over many years. Many of these people are now gone, but their language is recorded in the dictionary for future generations. The dictionary was launched in 2012 at Ti Tree School as part of Music Outback’s Mobfest music festival.… Read more »

Interview with April Pengart Campbell

This film was made in 2010 by April Pengart Campbell and Margaret Carew It was part of a presentation to the symposium on Training in Language Documentation held at the Tokyo University of Foreign Studies in November 2010. It was also submitted to the Australian Parliamentary Inquiry into Language Learning in Indigenous Communities in 2012.

Inarleng | Echidna

This is a little animation about hunting inarleng, ‘echidna’ Made by Caroline Stafford with Margaret Carew

Yuparli | Bush Banana

This film was made by Seraphina Presley from Ti Tree and Margaret Carew. It shows the yuparli plant growing after the rain, ready for eating. It is in Warlpiri.

Maningrida Sunrise – Multilingual Education at Maningrida 1992

This is a documentary film about multilingual education in Maningrida from 1992, when there were two bilingual programs operating in the school. It shows classes conducted in Ndjébbana, Burarra and English. It also visits schools in outstations, shows the Remote Aboriginal Teacher Education Program, the Literacy Production Centre, and community members encouraging kids to attend… Read more »

Maningrida Bands Memorial Weekend 2003

In 2003 a music festival weekend was held in the community of Maningrida, a town in the Arnhem Land Aboriginal Land Trust on the north coast of the Northern Territory of Australia. During the music and sports festival a ceremony was held to commemorate the contribution of deceased members of Arnhem land bands such as… Read more »