Bajirru! there you all are, hello! From the Yanyuwa language of Balarinji’s origin community Borroloola NT
Jinangu awara wabarrangu barra kalu-wingka marnijinju wabudala kari-nguthundawabarrangu jinangu Australia li-wulu marnaji barra liyi-Yanyuwawu awara li-Marranbala li-Arrwangala li-Gudanji jinangu awara Burrulula marnaji yamulhu
Our Country we belong to is Borroloola. Yanyuwa, Marra, Gudanji and Garrawa people.We welcome everyone to this land Australia.
Yanyuwa elder Samuel Evans Jamika
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Wunala Dreaming turns 25

Wunala Dreaming means kangaroo in the Yanyuwa language spoken by families in the Northern Territory’s Gulf of Carpentaria. The art depicted the ceremony tracks of Kangaroo Spirit ancestors and the continuation of all living things in the harmony of nature.

Balarinji’s studio created the aircraft’s distinctive imagery in a contemporary graphic style that illustrated John Moriarty’s totemic stories and country in the NT. His ceremonial elders joined the inaugural flight to paint up and dance for the world’s media on the aircraft’s arrival into Osaka for the opening of the Kansai International Airport. The colours reflected the outback ochres of Australia – red for Uluru, blue-purple for the Flinders Ranges and green for Kakadu.

Wunala Dreaming and the entire Flying Art Series have became a powerful acknowledgement of Australian identity. We are proud to have partnered with Qantas to celebrate and showcase the beauty of Australia’s Aboriginal narrative on the global stage.