Frog and Brolga

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A story shared by the Gija Community in Western Australia in partnership with the Sharing Stories Foundation

Jirraginy joo Goorrarndal: Frog and Brolga a is a story shared by the Gija Community. The Frog and Brolga, are Creation Ancestors for the Gija mob who through an event at Gawarre (Bungle Bungles), brought into being the Gija landscape, plants, animals and the Gija people. The interactive multi-touch book follows cultural protocols, with all viewers, who are first welcomed to Country, before knowledge is shared by the storyteller and the community. The spoken and written, bilingual story includes stunning artwork, design and animations developed by Gija young people from Purnululu School. To complete the experience, the multi-touch book also includes an interactive map of Gawarre (Bungle Bungles), with several short films describing Country and cultural significance as well as many voices of the community, each sharing personal feelings about culture and the Frog and Brolga story.

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