OUTBACK OUTLOUD Episode 1 BREWARRINA

Jun 16, 10:00 PM

In this Episode we hear stories and interviews from people in Brewarrina NSW. Brewarrina is located in the Outback of NSW between Bourke, Walgett and Lightning Ridge. Brewarrina is where the Barwon River flows through the oldest man-made structure on earth, the “Ngunnhu” (fish traps).

Episode 1- Brewarrina Part 1.
In this Episode we hear stories and interviews from people in Brewarrina NSW.  Brewarrina is located in the Outback of NSW between Bourke, Walgett and Lightning Ridge. Brewarrina is where the Barwon River flows through the oldest man-made structure on earth, the “Ngunnhu” (fish traps). 
The Outback Outloud Podcast was designed and produced by Signal Creative and is a collaboration between Signal Creative and Outback Arts.
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Features: 
Lily Shearer being interviewed by Trish Frail talking about the Baiame’s Ngunnhu Festival- “A Celebration of connection for the local tribes of the Ngunnhu”.  
Baiame’s Ngunnhu Festival returns again in 2022 to the banks of the Barwon River in Brewarrina- the lifeblood of the Ngemba, Baranbinja, Morowari, Kula, Laualko, Ualarai, Kamilaroi, Kamu, and Paarkinji communities! 
Friday the 8th - Sunday the 10th April 2022.

Lily & Trish were recorded at the Brewarrina Aboriginal Cultural Museum.  We highly recommend taking the Ancient Fish Traps tour with Brad, to find out more about the Museum: https://brewarrinafishtraps.com.au/
Lily Shear is the Co-Founder & Co-Artistic Director of Moogahlin Performing Arts: https://www.moogahlin.org/
Trish Frail is the Owner and Manager of Thulii Ngemba ‘Food with a Native Twist’ on Bathurst Street in Brewarrina. Follow Trish on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thuliingemba/

Vivian Slack-Smith speaking from the Wing Garden Chinese Restaurant at the Brewarrina RSL. Vivan is the Deputy Mayor of Brewarrina, to find out more about Vivian and the local council go to: https://www.brewarrina.nsw.gov.au/ To enjoy the Brewarrina RSL Club and Wing Garden Chinese Restaurant serving authentic Chinese & Malaysian Cuisine check out: https://www.brersl.com.au

May May (Narelle) Reynolds is interviewed by Lily Shearer about the “Yes, I Can” Literacy for Life Program and the making of the Documentary Film “In My Own Words” by Indigenous director, Erica Glynn. To find out more about Literacy for Life Australia: https://www.lflf.org.au/
To find out more about “In My Own Words” and to watch go to: http://blackfellafilms.com.au/project/in-my-own-words/

Lisa Wright tells us her story of arriving in Weilmoringle NSW as the new principal of the Weilmoringle Public School.  Weilmoringle is located North of Brewarrina, situated on the banks of the Culgoa River and has a population of about 70 people. Weilmoringle or Wayilmarrangkal means 'old man saltbush' in the Muruwari language. 
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Special thanks to Lara Taylor!
Thanks to Brewarrina participants: Kelly Winning, Alana Hardwood, Caelin Loxton, Luke Demmery, Narelle Reynolds, Belinda Boney, Urayne Warraweena, Anna-Mae Warraweena, Trish Frail, Mark Redmond, Lily Shearer, Vivian Slack-Smith, Lisa Wright, Michael Mendes and the children of Weilmoringle Public School.
Thanks to the Brewarrina Aboriginal Child and Family Centre, the Brewarrina Aboriginal Cultural Museum, and Thulli Ngemba Cafe.

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Outback Outloud is supported through funding by Create NSW and the Australia Council for the Arts.

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