By The West Macs
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Like the name suggests, Ellery Creek Big Hole is a spectacular waterhole fed by the mighty Ellery Creek. This dependable tributary of the Finke River cuts through a gorge in the MacDonnell Ranges. Over the millennia, massive floods have carved out this beautiful waterhole and unlocked some amazing geology.
||Water of Life||ELLERY CREEK Dick Kimber, a local historian describes the mythology and importance of Ellery Creek Waterhole.||31 10 2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||A brilliant horseman with two graves (Image copyright: Dave Richards)||ELLERY CREEK A humourous story of the trials of marking a grave in the West Macs.||30 10 2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||Kakalhalha - Major Mitchell Cockatoo||ALL LOCATIONS The Major Mitchell Cockatoo lets people know when the native seeds are ripening.||29 10 2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||Nyingka - Zebra Finch||ALL LOCATIONS The Nyingka (Zebra Finch) is a good sign water is close by.||28 10 2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||Enarlanga - Echidna||ALL LOCATIONS The Enarlanga (Echidna) is a source of food and medicine.||27 10 2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||Old Man Thepata and the Rainbow Serpent||ELLERY CREEK Trudie Inkamala relates the fascinating story of the battle between Old Man Thepata (Blind Snake) and the Rainbow Serpent.||26 10 2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||Yirampa - The Honey Ant Dreaming||ELLERY CREEK The Honey Ant came from Yabbie that transformed itself under the ground.||25 10 2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||Art of Boats (Image copyright: Henry Smith)||ALL LOCATIONS Henry Smith talks about one of his artworks.||24 10 2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||Tiny Science (Image copyright: Sally Mumford)||ALL LOCATIONS In a landscape known for its vastness, some people still find inspiration in the small.||23 10 2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||Vessels (Image copyright: Sally Mumford)||ALL LOCATIONS Sally Mumford, a local artist tells her story of creating art and how others reinterpret her work in a different light.||22 10 2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||Soil Organisms||ALL LOCATIONS The "skin of the Earth" is at work protecting the soil.||21 10 2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||Yabbies||ELLERY CREEK Ranger Michael Barritt tells the story on the Yabbie vs Dingo: there can only be one winner!||19 10 2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||Bats & Fish||ORMISTON GORGE Ever wondered how bats drink from waterholes? Senior Ranger, Michael Barritt tells a story of a bat survey gone wrong!||18 10 2010||Free||View in iTunes|