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Message Stick – Black Olive

As a chef, Mark Olive has developed dishes that use Indigenous knowledge of fauna and flora and food preparation that complements the Australian landscape.

Desert Tracks 1997

Desert Tracks – a business established without government funding – is a community’s attempt to sustain itself culturally and an important initiative for self-determination.

We Are Going 1986

Oodgeroo Noonuccal reads her haunting poem ‘We Are Going’ in 1986.

Length: 1 minute 48 seconds

Performed by: Oodgeroo Noonuccal (Kath Walker)

Tribal Music of Australia 1953

These are the first commercially available recordings of Australian Aboriginal music.

Length: 2 minutes 26 seconds

Performed by: Indigenous Australians from the Yirrkala district in far north-east Arnhem Land, recorded by AP Elkin


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