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Story themes

Warakurna: All the stories got into our minds and eyes


Story themes

WARNING: Visitors should be aware that this website includes images and names of deceased people that may cause sadness or distress to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.


Ngurrangka-latju nyinarra tjamuku kaparliku ngurrangka. Tjukurrpa ngaparrku-ngaparrku nintira nyuntulu-yan kulira nintirrinytjaku. We are living in our grandfathers' and grandmothers' country. We are sharing our stories with you so that you can learn about them.

Eunice Yunurupa Porter

Our community

Our community

Introducing Warakurna, the place, and the Warakurna Artists community, where
people gather to make paintings, purnu (carved wood) and tjanpi (woven fibre).

Early days 

Early days

Stories of the Seven Sisters Dreaming, living in the bush, first contact, conflict,
mission time, road making and rocket testing.


Back to the land 

Back to the land

Stories of land rights, the homeland movement and going back to country.


They came to our land 

They came to our land

Stories of miners, modern explorers, Midnight Oil, and scary incidents with white men.


Living in our land 

Living in our land

Stories of contemporary life in Warakurna, including land management, health, football,
the Sydney Olympics, and the continuing tradition of making art.