After the show Ngapartji Ngapartji show in Alice Springs in June 2006 we went on a ladies only picnic down south of Alice Springs. Lots of roo tails and chops were eaten and songs sung. Jennifer Mitchell told this story of two white boys getting lost in the desert at Maralinga.
This film is a snapshot of an inter-generational project called Arrwekeleny Lyeteny (old ways and new ways): learning and teaching about Bush Medicine. The project integrates language work, visual arts, film making and bush medicine research in a remote educational setting. The project was delivered through Batchelor Institute in partnership with community elders, and undertaken by students of all ages.
Teddy Long tells a dreaming story about a young man who disrespected his brother-in-law because he didn't perform his initiation soon enough, turned into a monster & wreaked havoc on the land and people - story shared & land shared by Kadeyte, Walpiri & Anmatjere in olden times.