​​The Cockatoo Sisters and the Magic Digging Stick

Year – 2021

Story from – Nyikina community

Filmed on – Nyikina Country

Told by – Dr Anne Poelina

Directed by – Marlikka Perdrisat

This story is told by Nyikina Warrwa woman, Dr Anne Poelina. It tells the story of two very different sisters, Walibun and Yaranari, who have the responsibility of caring for their grandfather. Yoongoorrookoo, the serpent man, watches the two sisters, noticing that one sister is selfless, the other selfish. This story is about the importance of fairness and responsibilities in family as well as how actions have consequences.

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