Coonana is the home of the Anangu Pitjantjatjara or Spinifex People and have a close cultural connection with the people of Tjujtunjarra. They are the same people who were moved off Country after the Maralinga Nuclear testing. People moved to Coonana from Cundalee Mission in the early eighties.
Photos: Peter Keelan and Steven Aiton
In the land of tadpoles and rock holes water is pretty important. After it rains and all the humans go inside, the frogs come out to play hockey on the oval. When Spotty’s little froggy kidneys stop working properly, it’s up to his family to teach him his heritage an so he can learn more about the water that his little body needs to soak up.
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