An emotional history of Derbarl Yerrigan and Djarlgarro Beelier/ the Swan and Canning Rivers

Shane Pickett, Waagle - Rainbow Serpent, 1983, oil on canvas, 91.5 x 183.5 cm, State Art Collection, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Purchased 1996

Welcome To Rivers of Emotion

This website has been created for the community to share their experiences and feelings about the Rivers. These can be oral or written memories and stories, as well as soundscapes, landscapes, visual, aural and emotionscapes. These experiences will contribute to understanding this unique cultural landscape, and will inform an interpretation plan for riverside heritage trails.

Become a Member

Learn how to become a contributor to Rivers of Emotions. As a member you can upload your own sights, sounds, stories, and scenes. What do you see when you look at the River? What do you feel when you picture the river in your mind? How does it reflect your emotions? Add to the Rivers of Emotion collection inspired by emotional connections to the riverscape.