SHARING OUR STORIES WOONYOOMBOO

Produced by Liz Thompson
Sound Design and Composition by David Bridie
http://www.davidbridie.com/.
Original Recordings by Liz Thompson.
Story spoken by Lisa Maza.

Produced for AWAYE – ABC Radio National

Synopsis

Woonyoomboo is a creation story shared by Senior Nyikina Cultural Custodian Annie Nayina Milgin and Senior Nyikina Mangala Cultural Custodian Darragah John Watson in Jarlmadangah Community, Kimberley, WA. These audio pieces were part of the Sharing Our Stories Series I Book Series.

“Lot of people say God made this country, for us in our belief Bookarrakarra, what white fella call Dreamtime,  gave us what’s here with us, land, language, tucker and water. Bookarrakarra. gave life to this country and all meaning about plants, animals, all that’s in the ground, tucker, and very important gave us our skin groups. That’s when Woonyoomboo came, our main creator,  he made all these animals, humans and trees, giving the life to the country. They were ancestral people then they became animals, then we came out of the spirit, out of animals. This is going back to when the ground was wet, soft.”

Darragah John Watson

SHARING OUR STORIES WOONYOOMBOO

Sound Design and Composition by David Bridie 
http://www.davidbridie.com/.
Original Recordings by Liz Thompson.
Story spoken by Lisa Maza.

Synopsis

Woonyoomboo is a creation story shared by Annie Milgin and John Watson in Jarlmadangah Community, Kimberley, WA. These audio pieces were part of Sharing Our Stories Series 1.

“Lot of people say God made this country, for us in our belief Bookarrakarra, what white fella call Dreamtime,  gave us what’s here with us, land, language, tucker and water. Bookarrakarra. gave life to this country and all meaning about plants, animals, all that’s in the ground, tucker, and very important gave us our skin groups. That’s when Woonyoomboo came, our main creator,  he made all these animals, humans and trees, giving the life to the country. They were ancestral people then they became animals, then we came out of the spirit, out of animals. This is going back to when the ground was wet, soft.”

John Watson