Smokimbal Beibi Clip with Talking

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Description The Banatjarl Strongbala Wumin Grup have filmed a smoking ceremony, the ancient custom practised by indigenous people for thousands of years. Miliwanga Sandy talks about the significant meanings (rules) of the smoking ceremony.

The Bilingual Baby Board Book - Na-Walkwalk-kan was created by the Banatjarl Strongbala Wimun Grup. The song, Holdimbat Beibi Smokimbat Beibi was created by singer/songwriter Shellie Morris and wimun from the Grup for the na-walkwalk-kan (children) of the Katherine region.

The parents of one of the baby's smoked or warmed, Revona Urban and Scott Hall talk about their feelings for their son and the smoking ceremony.

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