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form The Sea Turtle and the Osprey single work   film/TV   dreaming story  
Alternative title: Wundanyuka Kulu Jujuju
Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 The Sea Turtle and the Osprey
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The Osprey lands at Rrawali and leaves for Mindarra on West Island, where he encounters the Sea Turtle Dreaming. He chases the Sea Turtles from island to island, killing many of them along the way. His pursuit of the Sea Turtles sculpts the form of the landscapes from West Island to Watson Island to the tip of the North Island.




  • This 3D animation belongs to the Wurdaliya Clan of the Yanyuwa and Marra People, Borroloola Northern Territory.
  • Dedication:

    To the Memory of

    Tom Simon & Steve Johnston

    Holders of the Sea Turtle Law

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Language: Aboriginal Yanyuwa AIATSIS ref. (N153) (NT SE53-04) , English
With English subtitles.
  • Appears in:
    y Country Lines Archives Melbourne : Monash University , 2010 Z1855514 2010 website 'The Monash Country Lines Archive (MCLA) is a collaborative Monash University project between the Monash Indigenous Centre (MIC), Faculty of Arts and the Faculty of Information Technology with a team of Monash researchers, digital animators and post-graduate students from the Monash Indigenous Centre, Faculty of Arts and the Faculty of Information Technology. The Monash Country Line Archive demands intellectual engagement in regards to issues associated with how best to construct a living archive that is a decolonised space in which communities are happy to see their material stored. It also provides an exciting place for scholars to work and share knowledge'.
    (Source: Monash University website www.infotech.monash.edu.au)
    Melbourne : Monash University , 2010
Last amended 27 Apr 2017 16:26:47
  • South west Gulf of Carpentaria, Gulf of Carpentaria area, Far North Queensland, Queensland,
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