The Crocodile Man

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Description Curtis Yunkaporta films the story of his Uncle John Poonkamelya. John Poonkamelya is an artist in Aurukun who makes traditional wood carvings from hand. The carvings are pieces of masterful art which are beautiful and creative, the story that is bought with the art, has one of a greater value beyond any figure, as John Poonkamelya tells us his story, he also tells us the stories heard from generations about the salt water crocodile.

"My name Curtis Yunkaporta and my Uncle John Poonkamelya makes crocodile. I hope you enjoy the movie that I made."

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