2013

Mullewa (via Geraldton) WA

October 2013 – The Mully Mob “The Wild Mid West”

‘The Wild Mid-West’ was written, recorded and filmed over four days with local young people in November 2013, hosted by Greater Geraldton Council. Mullewa is a small town in the Mid West region of Western Australia, 450 kilometers (280 mi) north of Perth and 98 kilometers northeast […]

Tjuntjuntjara (via Kalgoorlie) WA

October 2013  – ‘Tjuntjuntjara Tjukurpa’

Tjuntjuntjara community is located 660 km east of Kalgoorlie, in the Great Victoria Desert, Western Australia – it is considered one of the most remote communities in Australia. The local people are known as ‘the Spinifex People’, who moved from their homelands (which range across the WA/ SA border) to Cundelee (160km […]

Cairns State High School

October 2013 – Cairns Murri Crew “Built to Last”

The first single from the Song Nation Volume 1 compilation – ‘Built To Last’ was written, recorded and shot in just three days with young people from Cairns State High School in October 2013. Cairns, like many Indigenous Australian communities has a proud history of Indigenous activism, a […]

Townsville Uncle Alfred’s Mens Group

October 2013 -Uncle Alfred’s Men’s Group – ‘Spear of Destiny’

‘Spear of Destiny was written, recorded and shot in just four days in Townsville, QLD as part of the Song Nation 2013 storytelling tour of Australia.

Uncle Alfred Smallwood is an Indigenous elder and community leader in Townsville, QLD who is creating real change for young men […]

Collarenabri

August 2013 – The Colli Crew – ‘For My People’

‘For My People’ was written, recorded and shot in just four days with young people from Collarenebri, NSW as part of the Song Nation 2013 storytelling tour of Australia. The Colli Crew are a group of “diminutive, yet razor-sharp rappers” from Collarenebri – a small town in […]

Murray Island – Tagai State College

July 2013 – Irwarpaup ft. Tamyok – “Small Island Big Fight”

‘Small Island, Big Fight’ was written, recorded and shot in a period of just four days with young people from Murray Island, TSI as part of the Song Nation 2013 storytelling tour of Australia & Torres Strait Islands.

Murray Island (known by the local people as […]

Thursday Island Tagai State College

July 2013 – Tagai Buway “Culture Remains” (I am the Future)

‘Culture Remainz’ was written, recorded, filmed and edited over five days as part of a mentoring process by Desert Pea Media artists, high school students and staff at Tagai State College in July 2013.

Thursday Island, also known as ‘TI’ or ‘Waybeni’ is the administrative and […]