Sacred waters of the Northern Territory

By AG STAFF 6 June 2014
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Water cascades over the ancient rock face near Waulungurru, Northern Territory

This week’s reader photo was taken by Jessica outside Walungurru, Northern Territory.

Jessica says:

“This photo was taken 8km from Walungurru (Kintore Community) which is located in the middle of two mountains in the Northern Territory. The largest mountain named Men’s Mountain is a sacred ceremonial sight for initiation ceremonies and the other mountain belongs to the women.

This is where youth groups go on bush trips regularly after rain and follow the water course from the source down to the smallest rock holes. During January 2014 Kintore caught the edge of Cyclone Ian which provided all the rock holes and streams with water running right up until late February when this photo was taken. It is certainly talk of the wider community where people from all over the Northern territory and Western Australia come and view the landscape changes after big rain.” 


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