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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Macquarie Group

Warrane Exhibition curation

The main visual and aural focus in the exhibition was a soundscape featuring Gadigal voices of the Davison family. The captivating soundscape with poetry written in Sydney language by Gadigal man Joel Davison and spoken by Gadigal women Alannah Davison and Tahlia Davison, paired with original music composed by former Balarinji Creative Director and Yanyuwa man, Tim Moriarty, was one of the main highlights of the experience.

Through these voices, visitors were encouraged to consider their own connections to the land on which they live.

Gadigal Elder Ray Davison who featured in the Welcome to Country video, said:

“It’s wonderful that organisations like Macquarie Group and National Museum of Australia are getting Traditional Owners involved, celebrating our stories and sharing our voice, it’s empowering.”

“In recent times I’ve seen and felt attitudes towards Aboriginal culture and perspective change so to have this exhibition on Traditional land, showing great respect and an attitude of wanting to get things right, it’s really important. I believe that if you are born on Country, you are part of Country, we all share this story, and that is essentially what the Warrane exhibition is about.”

In addition, objects from the collections of Macquarie Group and the NMA were also displayed, as well as interactive digital content.