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Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 Bulunu Milkarri
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'One woman’s journey to learn an endangered Songline from remote Arnhem Land that explores cycles of death, life, rain, tears and the replenishment and abundance of land, sea and spirit, and the quest to ensure this ancient Songline is practiced for generations to come.'

Source: NITV ( (Sighted: 06/06/2016)


  • 'Bulunu Milkarri is a women’s songline of the Djambarrpuynu Clan Nation of North East Arnhem Land and connects a number of different clan groups under the one law, and ancestral homelands.' (Source: Screen Australia website)
  • Custodians of this songline are from the communities of of Galiwinku, Ramingining, Milingimbi, Gapuwiyak, Yirrkala and homelands like Ban'thula on Elcho Island.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Language: Aboriginal Djambarrpuyngu AIATSIS ref. (N115) (NT SD53-03)
      2016 .
      Extent: 25 mins.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.' (Source: Screen Australia website)

      Number in series: 5
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