Sunday Territorian - - FRONTIER -

he said.

“I think they are some­times sur­prised that ba­landa peo­ple want to sit down with them, be­cause I think in gen­eral, ba­landa peo­ple don’t want to do that.”

Mr Strunin said af­ter spend­ing time with Djalu and other Yol­ngu el­ders he de­cided the film would be a story about a fa­ther and son forg­ing a re­la­tion­ship to carry on the cul­ture.

A life­long search to find the next keeper of his fam­ily his­tory could be right in his lap af­ter all.

Djalu’s son Larry and grand­son Dhur­raay are slowly ac­cept­ing the heavy re­spon­si­bil­ity, to keep the west wind blow­ing across an an­cient land.

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