Kanjiba and the Burning Coal

Year – 2021

Story from – Nyikina community

Filmed on – Nyikina Country

Told by – Edwin Mulligan

Directed by – Marlikka Perdrisat

This story is told by Walmajarri and Nyikina man, Edwin Mulligan. Kanjiba is a young man and a great hunter – the provider for his camp. His greedy grandfather, Jambadoo, takes advantage of his position as an Elder in the community and tricks Kanjiba so Kanjiba has no food. One day Kanjiba tries to teach him a lesson. This story is about feelings and conflict and learning about the consequences of our actions.

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