Listen to Boomerang: Manta Ray (Malarrar)

  • North East Arnhem Land
  • Music, Songs & Language, Highlights

This track features the First Nations' language Yolngu Matha (Yirritja Language Group) and a traditional Malarrar song in the same language.

Aboriginal boys observe the qualities of the Manta Ray as the totem for their clan, its powers as prey, and value as medicine.