Yorro Yorro: Original Creation and the Renewal of Nature: Rock Art and Stories from the Australian Kimberley (Paperback)

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In a remarkable collaboration, Aboriginal elder David Mowaljarlai and photographer Jutta Malnic rekindle a story that reaches back 60,000 years, constituting the oldest memory of humankind. Illustrated with more than 120 color plates, Yorro Yorro tells of the Wandjina creation spirits of the remote Kimberley region of Western Australia.

About the Author


David Mowaljarlai was a Ngarinyin elder and accomplished statesman for Aboriginal people in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. He was awarded as a Member of the Order of Australia in 1993. He died in 1997. Jutta Malnic, a Sydney photographer, began a six-week project with Mowaljarlai in 1986 that grew into six years, resulting in the publication of Yorro Yorro.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781925360059
ISBN-10: 1925360059
Publisher: Magabala Books Aboriginal Corporation
Publication Date: January 1st, 2017
Pages: 234
Language: English