Ngurunderi: a Ngarrindjeri Dreaming

Australia, 1987

Film
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This Aboriginal myth, based on Albert Karloan’s version as told to Professor Berndt 1939-40, belongs to the Ngarrindjeri people of South Australia. It tells how Ngurunderi formed the landscape and the wildlife from the junction of the Murray Darling Rivers to Kangaroo Island where he left the world to become a bright star in the Milky Way. The Dreaming is re-enacted in the actual location it describes.

Credits

director

Max Pepper

producer

John Dick

production company

S A Museum

South Australian Film Corporation

Pepper Studios

Language

English

Duration

00:10:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

38010

Subject categories

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Legends

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Religion

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Aboriginal Australians - Legends

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Murray River (N.S.W.-S. Aust.)

History → Aboriginal Australians - Legends

Places → Murray River (N.S.W.-S. Aust.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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