The Animations

The animations viewable on this page are here with permissions from the group to which they belong. If you wish to use these animations for public or commercial purposes, please contact Fred to find out who and how permissions can be sought:

Fred Leone, Project Manager Wunungu Awara


The Sea is Not Empty 2021

'My Dad' A Poem by Uncle Jim Burg 2020

Jim Berg is a Gunditjmara Elder from Framlingham Mission in the Western District of Victoria. Through his strong belief in his responsibilities to his Ancestors who have walked this Country since time  ... Read more

Pittirrit (The Plover) 2019

Mayapa-U Budj Bim 2019

On 6 July 2019, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) World Heritage Committee officially inscribed the Budj Bim Cultural Landscape onto the UNESCO World Heritage List. Read more

The Spirit Men at Nalangkulurru 2019

Animating country sometimes leads us to a deep understanding of the effects of colonial violence ... Read more

Kangaroo Stole our Brother 2019

Nganu and Tjilbruke: a tale of two heroes 2018

Nganu and Tjilbruke: a tale of two heroes is based on Kaurna Nation knowledge and stories of Nganu and Tjilbruke. Two Dreaming heroes. The story has ... Read more

Wangilatha Wangu nga Kiyawatha (Singing Songs and Telling Stories) 2017

Including English & Language subtitles. Read more

Welcome Baby to Country 2017

Yagun Gulinj Wiinj (How Man Found Fire) 2016

Yagun Gulinj Wiinj (How Man Found Fire) is the second animation produced by the Taungurung (Victoria) Dolodanin-dat Animation Project Group.Yagun Gulinj Wiinj has been developed from an ... Read more

Winjara Wiganhanyin (Why We All Die) 2015

Winjara Wiganhanyin (Why We All Die) is the first animation produced by the Taungurung (Victoria) Dolodanin-dat Animation Project Group. Winjara Wiganhanyin has been developed from an amalgamation of ... Read more

Marlukarra Ngarrkadabawurr: Karnanganjanyi (Emu Hunters of Excellence) 2015

Marlukarra Ngarrkadabawurr: Karnanganjanyi (Emu Hunters of Excellence) story speaks to Garrwa pride in the prowess of their ancestor’s hunting skills. Marlukarra Ngarrkadabawurr: Karnanganjanyi uses both ... Read more

Purdiwan (Pretty One) 2014

http://vimeo.com/108072260 Garrwa country begins in the area of the Wearyan River crossing and extends eastwards through the Foelsche, Calvert and Robinson River to just over the ... Read more

Janyju the Red Lizard 2014

Jibi the Giant Spirit Birds 2013

The Groper (a-Kuridi) 2012

This animation is told in the form of classic Yanyuwa Dreaming narration. The animation details the journey of the Groper (a-Kuridi) around South West Island. It ... Read more

The Sea Turtle and the Osprey (Wundanyuka kulu Jujuju) 2011

The Dreaming for the Sea Turtle & the Osprey (Wundanyuka kulu Jujuju) belongs to the Wurdalia clan. The Osprey lands at Rrawali in the west and ... Read more

The Dreamings from the Saltwater Country (Narnu-Yuwa ki Anthaa) 2010

The Dreamings from the Saltwater Country (Narnu-Yuwa ki Anthaa) is the second section of the Tiger Shark Dreaming song line of kujika. The first section is ... Read more

The Chicken Hawk and the Crow (Malarrkarrka kulu a-Wangka) 2009

The Chick Hawk (Malarrkarrka) Dreaming belongs to the Wuyaliya clan and is the possessor of fire. The Crow (a-Wangka) Dreaming belongs to the Mambaliya clan ... Read more

Dugong Hunters (li-Maramaranja) 2009

The Dugong Hunter Dreaming belongs to the Rrumburriya clan. Two Dugong Hunters named Jurruji and Jurrunga arrive at Wardirrila (White Craggy Island) to rest. They ... Read more

The Brolga (Kurdarrku) 2009

The Brolga Dreaming belongs to the Mambaliya-Wawukarriya clan. This story tells of the Brolga coming into Yanyuwa country and creating lagoons, freshwater wells and putting ... Read more

Spirit People (Ngabaya) 2009

The Spirit People Dreaming belongs to the Wurdaliya clan. The Spirit People have travelled a long way and they are exhausted. They blame their weariness ... Read more

The Tiger Shark (Ngurdungurdu) 2009

The Tiger Shark (Ngurdungurdu) Dreaming belongs to the Rrumburriya clan. The Tiger Shark leaves his country at Dumbarra in present day Queensland carrying with him ... Read more

The Song of the Tiger Shark at Manankurra (Manankurra Kujika) 2008

This song line of kujika belongs to the Rrumburriya clan; it is the first section of a song line that was put into the country ... Read more

Torres Strait Canoe 3D Animation Project 

The splendour of 19th century double outrigger canoes from Torres Strait, measuring up to 21m in length, is known only through European drawings and paintings. ... Read more