The narrator (David Gulpilil) introduces his ancestors, as they walk into the bush on a hunting trip.
Rolf de Heer talks about being invited by David Gulpilil to his country to make Ten Canoes (2006).
This excerpt of amateur footage shows Archie Roach sharing a story at a live show at Northcote Social Club in Melbourne on 28 November 2007.
A young boy is suddenly awoken from his sleep. Before him stand two spirits, a man and a woman. They clasp hands, and disappear through the wall of the boy’s bedroom. The boy follows them.
This clip expresses the idea that 'You can’t see it, but you can hear it’. Ruby lays her ear to the train tracks upon which the ghost train passes.
In a re-enactment, Constable Stott menaces Dolly, who is tied up to a tree.
Elders from the four language groups – Mara, Yanula, Garrawa, and Gurdandji – introduce the film in their respective languages.
Summary by Romaine Moreton
A story about an event that occurred in 1933 is introduced. A meeting takes place where the story about an Aboriginal man accused of stealing a bullock is told.
Rolf de Heer oversees the construction of swamp canoes that will be used in the film Ten Canoes (2006). Summary by Romaine Moreton.
Against a backdrop of images of the Ramingining community, director Rolf de Heer talks about the unexpected problems in casting Ten Canoes (2006).