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Northern Kaanju Ngaachi [videorecording] : --linking cultural & biological diversity-- / [created by David Claudie, with assistance of Nikki Michail and Heidi Douglas ; additional footage by Sheannie Claudie, Felainne Crossley, Delice Lacey]
Bib ID 6004003
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline [videorecording]
Claudie, David
Online Versions
Description [Cairns, Qld.] : Chuulangun Aboriginal Corp., ©2009 
1 computer disc (12 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. 
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"In the late 1980s particular Northern Kaanju families began the permanent reoccupation of their homelands centred on the Wenlock and Pascoe Rivers in Cape York Peninsula, Northern Australia. A community was re-established at Chuulangun, one of the Northern Kaanju clan estates on the upper reaches of the Wenlock River. Chuulangun was a main meeting place for a number of Kuuku I'yu Northern Kaanju clans before being forcibly removed from country over the last century under the protection and assimilation eras of government. So it is now appropriate that Chuula act as the hub for the development of homelands communities on other Kuuku I'yu Northern Kaanju estates including Pa'un and Nhanthanji. The community at Chuulangun are the first of the Northern Kaanju families to move back permanently to country, and considerable planning has been undertaken to ensure the reoccupation and development of our homelands is sustainable and consistent with Northern Kaanju land and resource management principles."--Publisher's website (viewed 10/07/201)


Title from disc cover.

"Kaanju Ngaachi, Wenlock & Pascoe Rivers".

Archival photos courtesy of Northern Kaanju family groups, archival footage courtesy of John Halloran, Kaanju archival music courtesy of Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies.

Also available online. Address as at 10/07/2012:

Produced with assistance from The Christensen Fund.

Digital content preserved

Subjects Chuulangun Aboriginal Corporation.  |  Kaanju (Australian people) -- Land tenure -- Queensland -- Cape York Peninsula.  |  Community development -- Queensland -- Cape York Peninsula.  |  Biodiversity -- Queensland -- Cape York Peninsula.  |  Landscape protection -- Queensland -- Cape York Peninsula.  |  Natural resources -- Queensland -- Cape York Peninsula -- Management.  |  Cape York Peninsula (Qld.) -- Social life and customs.  |  Cape York Peninsula (Qld.) -- Environmental conditions.  |  Cape York Peninsula (Qld.) -- History.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Michail, Nikki  |  Douglas, Heidi  |  Claudie, Sheannie  |  Crossley, Felainne  |  Lacey, Dellice  |  Chuulangun Aboriginal Corporation
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