Sacred sites

Australia, 1985

TV show
A still image from Sacred sites

Episode number 4 of Series “Rainbow serpent”.
Bob Maza narrates this exploration of Australian First Nations people’s relationship to sacred sites. Several sites are visited with their guardians who explain the importance of maintaining the sites and protecting them from the tourist, mining and agricultural industries. Sites visited include, Merella Cave, W.A., Uluru, Alice Springs, Guru Guru Cave, W.A. and Milbrodale, N.S.W. There are also extensive interviews with Charles Perkins.

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Credits

producer/director

Richard Guthrie

production company

Commonwealth Dept of Aboriginal Affairs

SBS-TV

Duration

00:27:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1985

Appears in

Group of items

Rainbow serpent

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

303240

Language

English

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - presentation

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - presentation

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - overscan

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