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Yolngu Boy
... Lorrpu, Botj and Milika are three Yolngu (Aboriginal) teenagers who once shared a childhood dream of becoming great hunters together. But as teenagers...
Another Country - The Yolngu People
...do-gooders, made a concerted effort to gain control of the lands of the Yolngu people across northern Arnhem Land, along the central part of northern Australia...
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Lonely Boy Richard
...Territory three-quarters of the people behind bars are Indigenous men. LONELY BOY RICHARD is an intimate account of one man's journey to jail. In Richard's...
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In Between Songs - Aboriginal Clan Leaders Struggle to Maintain Ancestral Traditions
In a protected northern territory of Australia called Arnhem Land, aboriginal Galpu clan leaders Djalu Gurruwiwi, and his sister, Dhanggal, strive to restore eroding traditions in the midst of an uncertain future. Distractions of the modern world pull at the…
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Pain for This Land
Part of the Series: The Yirrkala Film Project
...in 1971 after the Yolngu had lost their Land Rights case and their case to try to stop the coming of the Walkabout Hotel. The Yolngu try to come to terms...
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We Believe in It...We Know It’s True
Part of the Series: The Yirrkala Film Project
...sites--was transformed overnight. So too were the lives of the Yolngu. In 1969-1971 the Yolngu tried, unsuccessfully, to stop this invasion and exploitation...
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We are the Landowner...That’s Why We’re Here
Part of the Series: The Yirrkala Film Project
...Yirrkala is also on the doorstep of the massive Gove bauxite mine, which the Yolngu unsuccessfully tried to stop when they initiated the first Aboriginal land...
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Dhakiyarr vs the King
... The family of the great Yolngu leader Dhakiyarr Wirrpanda is searching for answers. Seventy years after his controversial murder trial and subsequent...
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One Man’s Response
Part of the Series: The Yirrkala Film Project
...Narritjin wanted to promote better understanding of Yolngu culture and the relationship between the Yolngu and their land. The first part of One Man's...
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In Memory of Mawalan
Part of the Series: The Yirrkala Film Project
...new one and then move the old Djuta to stand by Mawalan's grave. Like all Yolngu ceremonies, this particular Djang'kawu ceremony was a unique event shaped...
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Madarrpa Funeral at Gurka’wuy
Part of the Series: The Yirrkala Film Project
...baby boy died. The Madarrpa men, including the child's father and Dundiwuy, asked for the funeral to be filmed. Mortuary rites of the Yolngu are extremely...
In Song and Dance - The 1964 Eisteddfod Performing Arts Competition
...and children to show off their skills and culture. Tiwi Islanders and the Yolngu from far-off Yirrkala in Arnhem Land joined the children of Chinese-Australian...
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Talking Language with Ernie Dingo [from the CAAMA Collection]
...Ernie Dingo learns about the unique language, stories and artwork of the Yolngu people of tropical Yirrkala in North East Arnhem Land. Episode 2:...
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Bitter and Sweet
How does the startling beauty - and humour - of Aboriginal art intertwine with reverberations of the past and our present?
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Narritjin in Canberra
Part of the Series: The Yirrkala Film Project
In 1978 Narritjin Maymuru and his son Banapana were awarded fellowships as Visiting Artists to the Faculty of Arts at the Australian National University in Canberra. For three months they and their families worked in their campus studio. In the…
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We Don't Need a Map - An Intimate Look at the Southern Cross Constellation
The Southern Cross is the most famous constellation in the southern hemisphere. Ever since colonisation it's been claimed, appropriated and hotly-contested for ownership by a radical range of Australian groups. But for Aboriginal people the meaning of this heavenly body…
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Connection to Country - Stories from Indigenous Peoples From The Pilbara
This documentary follows a group of Indigenous people from the Pilbara as they battle to preserve Australia's unique cultural heritage from the ravages of a booming mining industry. In the heart of Western Australia, the Burrup Peninsula hosts the largest…
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The Face of Birth
The Face of Birth gives us the big -picture on the importance of how, where and with whom we give birth. Through the diverse and beautiful stories of five women who choose to birth at home, it examines the issues…
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