The Yirrkala Film Project - Documenting the Lives of Aboroginal Australians

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The Yirrkala Film Project
Documenting the Lives of Aboroginal Australians

1996

A collection of 22 films made by Ian Dunlop over a 30 year period with the Yolngu, the Aboriginal people of northeast Arnhem Land. Yirrkala was an isolated mission station until the coming of a huge bauxite mine in the late...

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Director
Ian Dunlop

In This Series

Madarrpa Funeral at Gurka’wuy
Madarrpa Funeral at Gurka’wuy
Narritjin at Djarrakpi
Narritjin at Djarrakpi
My Country, Djarrakpi
My Country, Djarrakpi
Narritjin in Canberra
Narritjin in Canberra
At the Canoe Camp
At the Canoe Camp
In Memory of Mawalan
In Memory of Mawalan
We are the Landowner...That’s Why We’re Here
We are the Landowner...That’s Why We’re Here
We Believe in It...We Know It’s True
We Believe in It...We Know It’s True
One Man’s Response
One Man’s Response
Pain for This Land
Pain for This Land
This Is My Thinking
This Is My Thinking
Conversations with Dundiwuy Wanambi
Conversations with Dundiwuy Wanambi
Dundiwuy’s House Opening
Dundiwuy’s House Opening
Purification Ceremony - Caledon Bay 1971
Purification Ceremony - Caledon Bay 1971
From A Long Time Ago - Hollow Log Painting
From A Long Time Ago - Hollow Log Painting
Marrakulu Funeral - Yirrkala 1974
Marrakulu Funeral - Yirrkala 1974
Singing in the Rain - Yirrkala in 1974
Singing in the Rain - Yirrkala in 1974
Hard Time Now...For the Children
Hard Time Now...For the Children
Dhapi Ceremony at Yirrkala - 1972
Dhapi Ceremony at Yirrkala - 1972
Baniyala
Baniyala