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Wajarri Country featured on ABC

Posted: April 3rd, 2017

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The Square Kilometre Array (SKA), one of the largest experiments ever designed to study the origins of our universe, has been featured on ABC’s Radio National.

The Australian arm of the project to build the world’s largest radio telescope, which can be found in the heart of Yamatji Country, has been partners with Wajarri Yamatji Traditional Owners since its beginning.

You can read the ABC Radio National feature here, and watch a video about the project above. If you want to learn more about the SKA, you can visit the CSIRO website here or the project’s website here.

PKKP Native Title Determination Video

Posted: September 2nd, 2015

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In September 2015, the Puutu Kunti Kurrama and Pinikura (PKKP) peoples celebrated the legal recognition of their native title rights. This video documents these moments and some of the lives the decision has influenced.

After 14 years, the government of Australia has recognised what the PKKP peoples have always known.

 

Jurruru Native Title Determination Film

Posted: September 1st, 2015

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After a 15 year legal process, the Federal Court of Australia has recognised what the Jurruru people have always known.

New Malgana video on ABC Open

Posted: January 16th, 2015

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This Malgana Mother Tongue video, The Buyungurra who didn’t listen, was released today on ABC Open. It was created jointly by  Malgana woman Bianca McNeair, ABC Open’s Chris Lewis and the Bundiyarra – Irra Wangga Language Centre.

You can also watch more videos from ABC Open and Bundiyarra, both in Wajarri language, by clicking  here and here.

Banjima Native Title Determination Film

Posted: March 11th, 2014

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On 11th March 2014 the Banjima people of the Central Pilbara region of WA celebrated the formal recognition under Australian Law of their cultural rights to approximately 10,200 square kilometres of traditional lands, at their on-country determination held in Karijini National Park.

Watch the video commemorating this significant milestone for the Banjima people. 

Preserving Badimia Language

Posted: September 19th, 2013

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Watch this inspiring story from ABC Mid West on on Badimia Elder Ollie George and the great work being done to preserve languages in the Yamatji region…

Native Title Stories: Victor Mourambine

Posted: September 6th, 2012

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Watch Yamatji committee member Victor Mourambine reflect on his experiences of native title in Austalia.

This is the fourth in a series of interviews with our committee and board members, in which they share their stories of country and culture. See previous interviews with Ben Roberts, Susan Oakley, and Diane Stewart. 

Victor Mourambine

Posted: September 6th, 2012

Watch Victor Mourambine, Co-Chair of the Board of Directors, reflect on his experiences of native title in Austalia.

Native Title Stories: Diane Stewart

Posted: August 31st, 2012

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YMAC would like to welcome Diane Stewart as the latest member of our Board of Directors. Ms Stewart is a Nyangumarta woman from the East Pilbara who loves spending time on country. Watch her video below to hear her stories about country, family and culture.

Diane Stewart, YMAC Director.

This is the third in a series of interviews with our Committee and Board Members, in which they share their stories of country and culture. See previous interviews with Yamatji Directors Ben Roberts and Susan Oakley.