Event Fire Fire Burning Bright
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Venue Quarry Amphitheatre, City Beach, WA
Umbrella Event Perth International Arts Festival 2002
First Date 6 February 2002
Last Date 10 February 2002
Dates Estimated No
Status Community
World Premiere Yes
Description With an all indigenous cast Fire Fire Burning Bright tells how a group of people were incacerated by the white station managers because they killed a bullock.The vivid story of the tragic massacre of Gija and Worla people around the time of World War I is performed by the actual relatives of the massaacred in a startling contemporary version of a traditional joonba (a style of corroboree).
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Other
Secondary Genre Test Indigenous
Subjects Indigenous Australian
Racism
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Andrish Saint-Clare Director
Peggy Patrick Performer
Paddy Bedford Storyteller
Timmy Timms Storyteller
Andrish Saint-Clare Writer
Resources
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Event Identifier 16454