niyakara is leaving the village to hunt tara, kangaroo. On his mind is the chiefs daughter, tuminana, who is at the water with the women, collecting shells and working. But down on the beach, niyakara hears three thuds... boom boom boom. With rhythmic intensity, luwa tara luwa waypa tells the captivating story of niyakaras journey from boy to man, a story of courage and transformation. Dave mangenner Goughs powerful words and Samantha Campbells expressive artwork bring to vivid life the ancestral spirit and enduring strength of the palawa people of Tasmania. Hear the author read the book via the QR code.