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Yijala Yala Project

LovePunksComicCroppedThe Yijala Yala Project is a long-term, inter-generational cultural arts project based in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. The project is created by Big hART for and with the community of Roebourne.

The Yijala Yala Project seeks to highlight cultural heritage as living, continually evolving and in the here and now, rather than of the past, and works with community members to create content and develop skills that assist in communicating their cultural heritage to a wide audience. The name Yijala Yala was chosen to reflect the focus of the project: Yijala means ‘now’ in Ngarluma; Yala means ‘now’ in Yindjibarndi – the two dominant Aboriginal languages spoken in Ieramagadu (Roebourne).

Go visit the Yijala Yala website.

Check out the many videos they have produced.

Have a read of this article that describes the work of the LovePunks: Campbell and Palmer-final.

Have a read of this article that describes the work of the Murru project: Murru Dave june