Narrator Rachel Perkins re-tells stories from the Dreamtime and historian Professor Marcia Langton of the Yiman-Bidjara Nation, historian Professor Janet McCalman and writer Bruce Pascoe of Boonwur
Benny Tjapaltarri and Mick Ngamurarri tell us the significance of the Dreaming, and how the Dreaming ancestors created the landscape. Summary by Romaine Moreton.
Sepia-toned footage of a re-enactment of white pastoralists in conflict with local Indigenous people is intercut with an interview with two elders telling us the tale of how the white people took o
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.
Narrator Rachel Perkins tells the Dreamtime stories of the desert people in Central Australia.
A map of the Frew River area. A voice-over tells us about the inevitable conflict that occurred as a result of the pastoralists coming into contact with the Alyawawarra peoples.
Reggie Camphoo Pwerl and Donald Thompson Kemarre tell us about what Indigenous people used to carry with them when they travelled everywhere on foot – the main tool being the grinding stone.
The elder is sitting near a rock. His voice-over narration runs atop paintings depicting the relationship between people and dogs.
The elder walks the country following the steps of the two ancestral dogs Adjumalar and Womarr. As he walks, he tells us the story of the two dogs, and follows in the path they travelled.
An elder sits beneath an overhanging rock. He begins to tell of the two dogs that created the Dreaming stories in the land where the people spoke Mengerrdji.