Seraeah Wyles began filming with an idea of creating a series of films that showcase the importance of learning and sharing cultural knowledge within her traditional owner group ‘Girramay’ on her father’s lineage. Her current project with the assistance of ABC Open was to create a short film ‘Going home to Girramay’ - showcasing the importance of making your connection to country, family and culture as well as the importance of also finding alternative ways to record cultural knowledge to share with future generations and also to inform the wider community of the roles and responsibilities that exist within each traditional owner group and how to rightfully respect one’s cultural country. This short film has won the price for the best James Cook University Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Film Maker award at The Understory Film Festival which was held on 19 July 2014 > http://vimeo.com/user29218664

Going home to Girramay
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