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Song for the Rainbow Serpent

Song for the Rainbow Serpent

Three percent of the world’s zinc lies beneath the serpentine riverbed of northern Australia’s McArthur River — and the zinc will soon be headed to China’s steel mills. For Aboriginal Australians, the entire river is respected as the Dreamtime pathway of the Rainbow Serpent, one of the most important of the ancestor spirits who formed the land and still enforces the law.

  • Program Northern Australia
  • Media Format Web Link
  • Program Theme Ensuring socio-ecological resilience
  • Communication Issue Areas Sacred Sites
  • Tags
    • IPCCAs
    • Northern Australia
    • sacred sites
    • spiritual rituals