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Safety statement

It is important to note that this story may trigger feelings and other reactions in the viewer, and those reactions will vary from person to person, depending on culture, background and context.  

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Animation theme and key messages

My Father's Words focuses on the theme of Resilience and has the following key messages:

  • Don't let others make you doubt yourself
  • Listen to the wisdom of your forefathers

The theme and key messages can be used to help guide conversation around the animation as well as approach the issues surrounding Aboriginal social and emotinal wellbeing.

Read more about the 12 animations and themes.