Caption: Gija kids including myself Jamee Carey in the outback of the Kimberley's Western Australia, Gija Country, in the year 2000.
“To understand it properly requires the actual experience,” says Langton. “You can read about it, but unless you’ve been there and done it – been with the traditional owners and the elders, it’s simply a cerebral explanation." -- Marcia Langton.
Brushstrokes of History: Exploring the Richness of Aboriginal Art and Storytelling
Aboriginal people are believed to have the world's oldest living cultural history, with their origins dating back at least 65,000 years. Aboriginal art is a rich form of storytelling that often depicts Dreamtime stories of hunting scenes, and other cultural themes It's characterized by intricate dot paintings with line work, and vibrant colours.
From Uluru to The Kimberley: A Rich Tapestry of Australia's Natural and Cultural Heritage
For years, travelers from around the world have marveled at the natural wonders of Australia—Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park, Kakadu, the Bungle Bungles, Cape York, The Kimberley. These sites, celebrated for their breathtaking beauty, hold a deeper layer of ancient history, culture, and protocols that might escape the casual observer.
Amidst the stunning landscapes lie sacred burials that must not be touched or stepped on. Trees and rocks carry their own significance and history, adding another dimension to these already remarkable places.