United Nations Award

Filmmaker and Distinguished Scholar, Magali McDuffie won the United Nations Association of Western Australia’s “Short Film Competition” in the Indigenous Culture category for the film ‘Bookarrarra Liyan Mardoowarra Booroo’ which is told through the voice of Dr. Anne Poelina, Nyikina Traditional Custodian of the Kimberley Region, Western Australia.

The film presents the case under Article 3 United Nations Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous People for the protection of the Mardoowarra (Fitzroy River) and features Dr. Anne Poelina, Jeannie Warbie, Nyikina Traditional Custodian and Kyle Lawrence.