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GOORRRANDALNG: BROLGA DREAMING

GOORRRANDALNG: BROLGA DREAMING

Goorrandalng Little Sheba and Granny Sheba11 min – Australia – 2015

Version: English and Miriwoong subtitled in English

Directed by: Ju Ju Wilson

Produced by: Bigapitija PL

Granny Sheba Dignari is 95 years old. Singing and visiting the country are among her favourite things. She sings the songs of her Elders, particularly songs her mother taught her. Granny Sheba visits Miriwoong country in Northern Australia’s Keep River National Park to pass on a story near the hill known as Goorrandalng, and a song for her mother’s country. The Goorrandalng or brolga song is taught with a dance to the young children so they will know the country. The ‘dreamtime’ story for Goorrandalng is about when young women, visiting a special billabong, were turned into brolgas