Organise a djäkamirr

Sarah Ireland (Other), Pat Josse (Other), Elaine Maypilama (Other)

Research output: Non-textual form - including ERA-eligible Creative WorksDigital or Visual Products


Charles Darwin University and the Australian Doula College have proudly partnered to deliver Yolŋu djäkamirr training in Galiwinku. A djäkamirr is an Indigenous Doula- childbirth companion.
A Yolŋu djäkamirr is skilled in providing cultural, emotional and spiritual support to Yolŋu women during childbirth. They are like an escort but with so much more value!
Caring for Mum on Country project:
Birthing on Country website:
CIFAS College webpage:
Charles Darwin University:
Videography: Pat Josse - Script: Sarah Ireland
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationYoutube
PublisherOne20 Productions
Size4:58 mins
Publication statusPublished - 2020


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