The Mirning people are a group of Indigenous Australians whose traditional lands lie in the coastal region of the Great Australian Bight in the south-west of South Australia and bordering Western Australia.
People and Culture
The Mirning people were one of the founding members of the "People of the Whale", a project to research the relationship between whales and indigenous people. Part of the project was the making of a documentary film, "Eyes of the Soul", which was conceived by Kim Kindersley and Julian Lennon in 1994; but, by 1998, the funding had run out and the film project was abandoned. However a new documentary called "Whaledreamers - The Gathering", about the tribes of indigenous people was made in 2006.
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