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Walking on country with spirits (2008)

Walking on country with spirits: Biodiversity loss in Australia’s wet tropics (2009)
6 minute video-brief for United Nations University & Kuku Ngyunkal elders
6 min + web story

Located on the eastern shore of Australias tropical north, Shiptons Flat is home to Marilyn, a Kuku Nyungkal Aboriginal woman, and her family. She has been living here the ancestral way far removed from the services and conveniences of modern life as part of the sublime performance of nature. Like her ancestors before her, Marilyn walks through the Nyungkal bubu, the Nyungkals country, acknowledging and conversing with the Spirit beings around her.



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