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Marnti Warajanga - A Walk Together
Wednesday, 18th of April 2012

Marnti Warajanga - a walk together is an exhibition about the proud history of the Pilbara. Bear witness to momentous historical movements through a series of photographic portraits as told by Indigenous Australians from the Pilbara and the non-indigenous people who have worked closely with their communities.people you know have shared their stories with the rest of Australia. You will meet people as they reflect on their journey towards equality in their own country.

Now you can be a part of it:

 

Perth

13th - 30th April 2012, Central Park Foyer 152-158 St Georges Terrace Perth

 

Join in the celebrations and share your story when Marnti Warajanga comes to the Pilbara:

 

South Hedland

Public

9th - 10th May 2012, Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre, 67 Throssell Road South Hedland

9th May 2012, 5.30 - 8.30pm, You are invited to enjoy a Free BBQ, music, workshops and exhibition experiences and activities at Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre located at 67 Throssell Road South Hedland

 

Schools

3rd - 4th May 2012, Hedland Senior High School

7th - 8th May 2012, South Hedland Primary School

 

Warralong

14th - 16th May 2012

 

Yandeyarra

21th - 24th May 2012

 

Newman

28th - 31th May 2012

 

Jigalong

5th - 7th June 2012

 

Marnti Warajanga - a walk together grew out of the photgraphic exhibition Right to be Counted (2007)- a joint project between Tobias and the Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre in South Hedland, supported by FORM. Right to be Counted celebrated the 40th Anniversary of the 1967 referendum. Some of the works from that exhibition feature in Marnti warjanga.

 

To find out more visit www.moadoph.gov.au/exhibitions/online/marnti-warajanga/pilbara-tour/

 

Please Note: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander visitors are advised that this exhibition contains images and voices of deceased persons. Families have given permision for these to be exhibited.

 

A Museum of Australian Democracy travelling exhibition in collaboration with the Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre and Tobiaz Titz. The 2012 Pilbara tour of Marnti Warajanga is supported by BHP Billiton and the Australian Government through the National Collecting Institutions Touring and Outreach program (NCITO), an Australian Government initiative to improve access to the national collections for all Australians.