Wiradjuri: Why we see shooting stars - 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.

When Wiradjuri woman Jody Chester looks up at the Milky Way, she sees the stars of her ancestors. She uses her elders’ stories to explain why the stars are clustered so closely, and why others appear all alone.

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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