Wanta Jampijinpa

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Author biography

Wanta Jampijinpa’s stories draw on the language of song and ceremony to promote intercultural dialogue. He is the founder of Milpirri, a biannual festival held in Lajamanu in the Northern Territory. Milpirri grounds social action in the environment through performance and cultural transmission. Wanta’s work defines how responsibilities to place are mapped to the everyday experience, including how we can reconceive and restore our relationship to the environment and as Kurdungulu (guardians) of Country.