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Yonga (kangaroo) and waitch (emu) dance


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Ian Wilkes is a Noongar dancer who has been performing traditional dances most of his life. Ian demonstrates the yonga (kangaroo) dance and the waitch (emu) dance at the Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company in Perth, Western Australia.