Our Meei River

Our Culture

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Description This video explores Gomeroi language and culture focussing on recent changes to the Mehi River in Moree. These changes caused by overuse of water, clearing of land and waste pollution have had a devastating effect on the land and the lives of the people who rely on the river.

By Moree Aboriginal Art Students
Producer: Elizabeth Munro
Producer: Harold J French
Producer: Lyiata Ballangarry
Producer: Wayne Weatherall
Producer: Kevin Cutmore
Gomeroi Language Advisor: Alfie Priestly

This video was originally contributed to the ABC Open Mother Tongue project, which invited Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to share a story about their mother tongue.

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