cockatoo story part 1 of 4

Not so long ago in Australia at a place now known as Cairns this newly asphalted supermarket parking lot was deep rainforest. Here every evening at sunset cockatoos from all over the region would gather to talk. Perched high in the trees they would exchange stories about the daily comings and goings of the Djabuganydji peoples in the north, the Buluwanjdji from across the bunda (mountains) and the local Yirrganydi. Those evening cockatoo conventions might have been long forgotten is it was not for a stroke of luck... (to be continued)

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