From the Film Australia Collection. Produced by the National Film Board 1948. Directed by Charles P Mountford. During his 1948 ethnographic expedition to Arnhem Land in Australia’s Northern Territory. Mountford filmed the traditional lifestyle of the coastal people of Yirrkala living as they had for thousands of years, depicting the ancestral fishing, hunting, building and boatmaking techniques. Presented here in consultation with representatives from the Yirrkala community and the Buku Larrnggay Mulka Centre.
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Publication Date: 2023, Nov 28th