Mutawintji: Place of green grass and water holes - 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.

Barkindji man Michael “Smacka” Whyman takes us to this sacred place where ceremonies and initiations were held. Many different tribes came to this Country for these reasons. Mutawintji means ‘place of green grass and water holes.’

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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