Yirawala: Picasso of Arnhem Land

Australia, 1982

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Examines the sentiment and philosophy of artist Yirawala, MBE, spiritual leader of the Gunwingu tribe who fought to stop uranium mining and the destruction of his land and religion. Examines many of the bark paintings of Yirawala and the myths behind them.

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Morning Star Productions

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Sandra Holmes

Duration

00:49:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1982

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