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The Yirrkala Film Project

The Australian National University


The Yirrkala Film Project records many aspects of the life of the Yolngu people of northeast Arnhem Land during a period of great change. The project was initiated in response to the Commonwealth Government's approval of the NABALCO bauxite mine, involving the excision of 360 square kilometres from the Arnhem Land Aboriginal Reserve surrounding the remote aboriginal mission station of Yirrkala. Twenty-two films along with hundreds of still photographs, film-trip diaries, and documentation - by...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Type: Dataset
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