Dramatises the impact of the 1950s Maralinga bombings on South Australia's Indigenous population. Between 1953 and 1963, nine atomic bombs were detonated in north western South Australia. The performance details the effects of the bombs on the Spinifex People, their displacement from their land and the illnesses they suffered after the bombings. Includes personal accounts.
The performance includes Tjukurrpa (a story explained through myths and legends) with ten elders from Tjuntjuntjara performing their songs and dances.
"The career highlights of the Mamu" was written by Trevor Jamieson and Scott Rankin. This production was performed at the Laokoon Festival, 2002 at Kampnagel, Hamburg.
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