This is the Birri people. And this is their story. Birri in traditional language, means river.
Uncle Kenny now fights for this sacred country as he faces the proposal of the Urannah dam wall. The dam would inundate 53 kilometres of his land.
Ken Peters-Dodd and Kereama Peters
Urannah homelands of the Widi and Birri peoples of Birri Gaba Nation, Bowen river, QLD.
Water Futures was a three-day international, interdisciplinary event involving participants from across Australia and the Asia Pacific, held in Melbourne Australia in February 2017 and convened by Arts House, City of Melbourne as part of Asia TOPA.
No More lends its voice to the Original people of this land and to all those people around the world who’s cultural values, sacred protocols and ancient voices have been shunned behind government & media corruption and misinformation.
Feature documentary trailer
An objective documentary about the Great Barrier Reef and current port expansion projects, which are adding to the decline of the Reef’s health.
In the film we are asking a question whether the Australian economy can flourish alongside its beautiful Reef? Is it a matter of “us versus them”, or is there hope for a sustainable future for everybody?
Keep Urannah Pristine. No Dam, Connection to Country.
Hear the insights of Ken Peters Dodd, a sovereign Birriah man whose ancestors were forced from their land west of Bowen in Queensland.
Now he has returned with his family to live on Birri country, perform ceremony and defend it from the proposed Urannah dam, from Adani’s plans and from climate change.
Giyou Peters Dodd gives a clear call for us all to clean up the planet. Senator Larissa Waters asks for a stronger indigenous voice and to clean up politics.