Emma Gattey

Emma Gattey  is a PhD candidate in world history at Cambridge.

At the Box: Songlines

Emma Gattey, 24 February 2022

Songlines,​ also known as Tjukurpa, Dreaming tracks, creation law, are the sung pathways of First Australian ancestors. These invisible tracks were created by the totems, or ancestral beings, of Aboriginal creation myths as they wandered across the continent naming everything they saw and leaving a trail of words and musical notes in their wake. Songlines chart critical sites and resources,...

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