Talking Water (Kwatja Ngkama) | Central Australia


15 September 2020

The Australian Water Association (AWA), in partnership with the Water Services Association of Australia (WSAA), has created the first film in a series called Talking Water.

The series will feature stories from Indigenous communities about past and present relationships with water, along with a vision for the future. ‘Kwatja Ngkama’ is the Western Arrernte translation for ‘Talking Water’. The video series intention is to capture and promote Indigenous water knowledge from the past and present along with a vision for the future.

This first video interviews Aboriginal elders and custodians from the Western Arrernte people, Central Arrernte people and Warlpiri people in Central Australia: