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Big Bill Neidjie contemplates the impact of uranium mining on Djabulugka Billabong, Jabiluka, Kakadu National Park, 1995 [picture] / Sarah George
Bib ID 4367339
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
George, Sarah, 1966-
 
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Description 1995 
1 photograph : col. ; 33 x 48.5 cm. 
Biography/History

Big Bill Neidjie, also known as Kakadu Man was born at Alawanydajawany on the East Alligator River into the Bunitj clan of the Gagudju people. Big Bill saw many changes that have impacted on his people and his country and was instrumental in the establishment of Kakadu as a National Park in 1979 and supporting the joint management of the Park. In 1989 he was awarded the Order of Australia for his services to conservation.

Notes

Title devised by cataloguer based on acquisitions documentation, see file NLA08/1104.

Inscriptions: Signed and stamped on verso.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-137364131

Source of Acquisition Purchased from Sarah George, 2008. 
Subjects Neidjie, Bill, 1913-2002 -- Portraits.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Kakadu National Park -- Portraits.  |  Gaagudju (Australian people) -- Northern Territory -- Kakadu National Park -- Portraits.  |  Conservationists -- Northern Territory -- Kakadu National Park -- Portraits.  |  Kakadu National Park (N.T.) -- Photographs.
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