Welcome from Anangu | Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Transcript

Narrator:
Anangu are the traditional owners of Uluru-Kata Tjuta and the land around....
they've been at this place for tens of thousands of years. They have always known that this is a very special place.

Anangu traditional owner:
Welcome to Aboriginal land. We have very significant law here on our land and we look after it properly. There is women's law and the men's law here on our land. And we look after our place properly, looking after it together. Properly holding on to our law for our children and those that come after us. When we grow old and finish up the children that will follow will continue to have it.

Narrator:
Anangu law... Tjukurpa... is the foundation of all Anangu life and society.
It's the basis of relationships between people, plants, animals and the land.

Anangu traditional owner:
We have very signivicant Tjukurpa here for you to see and understand. These paintings were made in the past when children didn't have any schools. They were made when everyone lived in rock shelters. We have many stories from Tjukurpa for visitors to discuss and learn about.

Narrator:
For Anangu this isn't just a rock, it's a living place. Tjukurpa and the marks of the creation beings are everywhere.
The traditional owners welcome visitors to their land, and they work with Parks Australia so that you can enjoy the park your way, whilst helping them to protect their law.
Anangu want you to learn about their land and their culture and have a safe and happy visit.