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Yurrkuru (Brookes Soak) land claim / findings, recommendation and report of the Aboriginal Land Commissioner, Mr Justice Olney, to the Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs and to the Administrator of the Northern Territory
Bib ID 2748881
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Author
Australia. Office of the Aboriginal Land Commissioner
 
Online Versions
Description Canberra : Australian Govt. Pub. Service, c1992 
v, 30 pages : maps ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 0644250380
Series

Parliamentary paper (Australia. Parliament) ; 1993, no. 46.

Report (Australia. Office of the Aboriginal Land Commissioner) ; no. 43.

Summary

Findings and recommendations; status of land claim; recognition of traditional ownership - Anmatyerre and Warlpiri; historical background to claim area - Yurrkuru (Brookes Soak) - Coniston Massacre; kinship and relation to the site; associated mythology - honey, women, bandicoot, goanna, moon, bird, snake, tree, frog, witchetty grub; comments on historical and commercial aspects of land claim.

Notes

At head of title: Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976.

Cat. no. 9219462.

"For white Australians it [Yurrkuru] is the place where the pastoralist Fred Brookes was killed in 1928, an incident that led to the tragic events known to history as the Coniston massacre. For Anmatyerre and Warlpiri people Yurrkuru is a major sacred site ..."--p.6

Also available online https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2140976808 Nq 328.94 AUS copy

Subjects Anmatyerre (Australian people) -- Genealogy.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Brookes Soak -- Land tenure.  |  Warlpiri (Australian people) -- Genealogy.  |  Stories and motifs - Lizards / goannas.  |  Stories and motifs - Moon.  |  Anmatyerre / Anmatyerr people (C8.1) (NT SF53-09)  |  Stories and motifs - Snakes.  |  Arrernte / Aranda people (C8) (NT SG53-02)  |  Stories and motifs - Birds.  |  Law - Land - State and Territory - Northern Territory.  |  Law - Land - Commonwealth.  |  Race relations - Violent.  |  Animals - Mammals - Marsupials - Bandicoots / Bilbies.  |  Animals - Invertebrates - Insects - Grubs / Witchetty.  |  Land rights - Claims, disputes, hearings.  |  Stories and motifs - Frogs and toads.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Systems.  |  Warlpiri people (C15) (NT SF52-04)  |  Stories and motifs - Insects.  |  Sites - Dreaming tracks.  |  Brookes Soak (N. T.) -- History.  |  Yurrkarrn / Coniston (South Central NT SF53-09)  |  Yurrkuru / Brookes Soak (South Central NT SF53-09)
Other authors/contributors Olney, H. W. (Howard William), 1934-  |  Northern Territory. Administrator  |  Australia. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission

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