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Aboriginal Land Rights Commission visited Yirrkala on the Gove Peninsula

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Title: Aboriginal Land Rights Commission visited Yirrkala on the Gove Peninsula
Author(s): ANU Photographic Services
Series/Report no.: AU ANUA 226 - Photographs of Buildings and Events at the Australian National University
Description: University staff members assisted the Government and its agencies in many areas of fact-finding and policy formulation in 1973. In May the Aboriginal Land Rights Commission visited Yirrkala, on the Gove Peninsula where Dr N. Peterson, a Research Fellow in the Department of Anthropology, Research School of Pacific Studies, and research officer to the Commission, is seen second from right. Other members of the group are interpreter Miss J. Ross, Mr F. Purcell, solicitor for the Yirrkala people, Mr Roy Marika, then chariman of the village council, Mr Justice Woodward and Mr Gatjil Djerrwurkburk.
Other Identifiers: AU ANUA 226-478


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