Skip to content Skip to menu

Dadirri: The Power of Deep Listening

The universal language of storytelling knows no barriers. After all, who doesn't love a good yarn?

Many will agree the power of the story only comes through listening. Even so, there's a difference between hearing and listening, and an even further distinction between deep listening. Dadirri is another term for deep listening and while the Aboriginal people didn't invent the concept, they've been one of the biggest adopters by passing on stories orally at a time when they didn't have any writings. It was imperative to listen deeply in order to reproduce the story without any misinterpretation. 

 Please read on for the full story below.