Johnny Milner looks at influential Arrernte artist, Albert Namatjira and how he used his art as a vehicle for political reform.
Rachel Perkins, as narrator, and Max Stuart of the Arrernte Luritja Nation, explain the origin of the term ‘the Dreamtime’ and its importance in Arrernte life.
The experience of Tjalkabotta seeing white people for the first time is told through interviews with author Peter Vallee and readings of diary excerpts.
Narrator Rachel Perkins tells the Dreamtime stories of the desert people in Central Australia.
Agnes Palmer, or Lyaakiye as she is also known, sits facing camera. Agnes is an Arrernte and Kngwarraye woman. Agnes talks about being raised in the mission.
The artists talk about the response to the paintings on the Santa Teresa church wall. We see an Aboriginal interpretation of biblical characters such as Jesus and Moses.
Agnes Palmer and Cait Wait, the project coordinator, give background on the establishment of the women’s art project. Summary by Romaine Moreton.