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Performance, Art & The Sacred
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Today, all kinds of dances, ancient and modern, are performed by Murray Islanders.

They range from simple descriptions of their fishing activities and the world of the sea, to highly symbolic displays.

The movements may be as complex in their shades of meaning as any art or ceremonial form; particularly when the movements of sea birds, sea creatures, or the sea itself, are danced.
The murmur of the Great Barrier Reef
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dancing, Great Barrier Reef, sea, songs
A Form of Remembering
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ceremony, dari, Malo dance, Meriam culture, shells
The Torres Strait Islands Flag
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dari, flag, Torres Strait
Adapted To Their Continent
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Australia, First Fleet, indigenous people, land use
A Sacred Landscape
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aboriginal property ownership, anthropology, Australia, clans, dispossession, kinship, land ownership, religion, sacred
Listening To The Sea
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fishing, Great Barrier Reef, sea rights, seafarers
Sacred Order
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Las, Malo's laws, Malo-Bomai, Meriam culture, religion, sacred
Something Deep Within Us
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fishing, Great Barrier Reef, sacred, sea rights, seafarers
Malo-Bomai
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aboriginal law, Las, Malo's laws, Malo-Bomai, religion, sacred