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Roper River Elsey region Mangarrayi/Yangman Country ; Roper River Mole Hill region Mangarrayi/Ngalakan Country / Simon Normand
Bib ID 8148556
Format MapMap [cartographic image, sheet]
Normand, Simon, artist, compiler
Scale Scale not given (E 132°58ʹ00ʺ--E 134°03ʹ00ʺ/S 14°44ʹ00ʺ--S 14°57ʹ00ʺ). 
Description [Jilkminggan, N.T.] : [Keeping Place-Jilkminggan Community], [2013] 
1 map : inkjet print in colour on varnished canvas ; 55 x 259 cm 

Simon Normand is a sculptor, printmaker, painter, photographer, author and environmentalist. He has lived and worked with elders in southern Arnhem Land for over 25 years and has worked with Marra, Yanyuwa, Warndarrang, Nunggubuyu, Waagilak and other Elders to paint maps which show local cultural knowledge and stories for Country. His on-going cultural mapping projects in collaboration with the Ngukurr community on the Roper River document a long time love affair with the landscape of the Northern Territory and the first peoples who still intimately “hold on to” one of the most remote and unknown parts of Australia.


Map of the Roper River, Elsey Creek and Mole Hill region, Northern Territory.

Includes index to places.

"These maps are intended as ongoing visual records based on songs and stories shared over time with many of the people around the Roper region. In trying to get the stories 'right way' much consultation has been involved."--Page 15, authors book titled Stonecountry to Saltwater : recent artwork & stories from Ngukurr, Arnhem Land.

Map created as part of the 'Elsey Cultural Mapping Project', Mangarrayi Country, funded by Federal Government (Department of Agriculture) and Roper River Landcare Group.

Mangarrayi Rangers facilitated this collaborative map. Project facilitator was Ian Robotyom. Contributors were consulted from Ngukurr, Minyerri, Katherine, Mataranka, Wugularr, and Jilkminggan. Participants: Kerry Roberts, Roger Roberts, Lindsay Raymond, Charles Morgan, Nangu Daylight, James Garadji, Moses Silva, Adrian Farrell, Johnny Daly, Rita Thompson, Jesse Roberts, Pam Daylight, Fay Roberts, Anna Moore, Joyce Silva, Eileen Daylight, Shirley Roberts, Janette Gibbs, Janette Johns, Marjorie Hall, Maryanne Roberts, Wayne Roy, Terence Trevor Willy, Elaine James, Gregory Hood, Wendy Daylight, Caroline Thompson, Sheila Conway, Ian Rowbottom, Joey Mcdonald, Lee Doctor, Ivan Garadji, Robin John.

Includes index to places.

Reproduction Reproduction of original map. Melbourne, Victoria : Simon Normand, 2020. 
Subjects Stories and motifs  |  Sites - Dreaming tracks  |  Mangarrayi / Mangarayi people (N78) (NT SD53-09)  |  Mangarrayi / Mangarayi language (N78) (NT SD53-09)  |  Yangman people (N68) (NT SD53-13)  |  Yangman language (N68) (NT SD53-13)  |  Ngalakan people (N77) (NT SE53-02)  |  Ngalakan language (N77) (NT SE53-02)  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Roper River Region -- Maps.  |  Roper River map area (East Arnhem Land NT SD53-11)  |  Roper River (NT Top End SD53-09, SD53-10, SD53-11)  |  Djilkminggan / Elsey (NT Upper Roper SD53-09, SD53-13)  |  Roper River Region (N.T.) -- Maps.  |  Elsey Creek Region (N.T.) -- Maps.  |  Mole Hill region (N.T.) -- Maps.  |  Australian
Time Coverage 2013 
Form/genre Thematic maps.
Other authors/contributors Ngukurr Language Centre  |  Roper River Landcare Group, sponsoring body


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