form y Wurray single work   film/TV  
Issue Details: First known date: 2016 2016
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'Yolngu song men trace the epic dreamtime story of their great nomadic warrior, Wurray, across the wilderness of North East Arnhem Land.'

Source: NITV (http://www.sbs.com.au/nitv/songlines-on-screen/article/2016/04/29/landmark-documentary-series-songlines-screen-coming-soon). (Sighted: 06/06/2016)

Notes

  • 'Songline custodian Keith Lapulung Dhamarrandji is a Djambarrpuyngu clan nation senior leader. His dialect is Dhuwal Djambarrpuyngu, the most common dialect of Yolngu Matha speaking people of North-East Arnhem Land, and he is a fluent English speaker. Keith is an outspoken advocate for Indigenous rights and is the founder and director of the Gattjirrk Festival and chairman of the Gattjirrk Yolngu Aboriginal Corporation.'

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Language: Yolngu Matha
    • Extent: 15min.p.
      Series: form y Songlines on Screen Australia : National Indigenous Television Screen Australia , 2016 9611637 2016 series - publisher film/TV

      'Due to the success of the first Songlines on Screen Initiative held in 2014, both Screen Australia and NITV are pleased to announce a second Songlines on Screen initiative opportunity.'

      'This initiative aims to give place to some of the many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander songlines that are integral to the makeup of Indigenous Australia, incorporating the full spectrum of storytelling including dance, song, art, body painting, and sites of significance.'

      Number in series: 7
Last amended 8 Jun 2016 11:44:44
Subjects:
  • North-east Arnhem Land, Arnhem Land, Top End, Northern Territory,
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