Yirra Yaakin: Boodjar Kaatijin

Sat 3 Jun 2017


Museum of the Great Southern

Boodjar Kaatijin

The Western Australian Museum and Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company present Boodjar Kaatijin written by Ian Wilkes.

Join Koorlbardi (Magpie), Weitj (Emu), Nyingarn (Echidna) and their koordahs (friends) as they take you on a wild adventure into traditional legends of how the land was created.

Through a collection of four stories based on Nyoongar knowledge and storytelling, audiences will learn about The First Sunrise; The Creation of Kings Park and How the Kangaroo Got It’s Colour; How the Echidna Got Its Spikes; and The Creation of Wave Rock and the Stars.

Written & Directed by Ian Wilkes
Starring Amy Smith, Demi Bennett & Aaron Wilkes
Set & Costume Designer Matthew McVeigh
Sound Designer James Taylor
Lighting Designer Chloe Ogilvie
Stage Manager Craig Williams

Boodjar Kaatijin

Boodjar Kaatijin
Image copyright Simon Pynt courtesy of Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company


Further Details

Boodjar Kaatijin is a free event for the general public. Bookings are essential as places are limited.

Bookings can be made by using the below links or by calling 1300 134 081

For school bookings please email reception@museum.wa.gov.au

3 June 10:00am

3 June 11:30am

3 June 1:30pm

This event is part of a special regional tour that will also visit the Museum of the Goldfields and the Museum of Geraldton.

Boodjar Kaatijin

Image Copyright Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company

Getting Here

Western Australian Museum - Albany Map


Residency Road,
Western Australia,

(08) 9841 4844


By Bus
The Museum of the Great Southern is located within walking distance of the town centre, which is serviced by the several bus services, visit the PTA website for timetables.

By Car
Parking is available in onsite.