Gummingurru: Men of the river - This Place

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Description 'This Place' is a partnership between the ABC and First Languages Australia inviting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to create a short video about a place name, and the story behind it. Share with ICTV with support from the Community Benefit Fund.

Traditional custodian Shannon Bauwens takes us to Gummingurru, a place name chosen by the Elders when their land was returned to them. The clusters of rocks on the land represents the distribution of people on their journey back to the coast.

The 'This Place' project invites Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to create a short video about a place name, and the story behind it.

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