Posted: August 25th, 2017
Posted: August 25th, 2017
Posted: May 29th, 2017
In September of 2016, Traditional Owners from across Western Australia met at Yule River to discuss their concerns about the WA Aboriginal Heritage Act Amendment Bill and the State Government’s Regional Services Reform Plan.
These films document the participants, processes, and outcomes of these meetings.
Posted: April 3rd, 2017
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.
Posted: September 2nd, 2015
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.
Posted: September 1st, 2015
After a 15 year legal process, the Federal Court of Australia has recognised what the Jurruru people have always known.
Posted: January 16th, 2015
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.
Posted: March 11th, 2014
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.
Posted: September 19th, 2013
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…
Posted: September 6th, 2012
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.