Walya Ngamardiki The land my mother

Kanopy (Firm)

Streaming video - 2014

Exploring the relationship between Aboriginal people and their land, Walya Ngamardiki was inspired by Silas Roberts' submission to the 1976 Australian Government inquiry on uranium mining. Silas, whose tribal name is Ngourladi, is an elder of the Allawa clan and was the first chairman of the Northern Land Council, established to assist Aboriginal people make land claims based on traditional ownership. The film, which moves from Arnhem Land in the north to Yuendumu in the centre, examines th...e importance of maintaining Aboriginal culture and laws and explains the reasons behind the land rights struggle. Produced by Film Australia for the Commonwealth Department of Aboriginal Affairs. © 2011 National Film and Sound Archive of Australia. Producer: Tom Manefield Director: David Roberts DOP/Cinematographer: Andrew Fraser Narrator/Presenter: Bob Maza Featured People: Silas Roberts, David Gulpilil, Pincher Numiari, Nelson Jabanunga, Jimmy Jungari, Harry Nelson.

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A Kanopy streaming video
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[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming 2014.
Language
English
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Title from title frames.
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1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 19 min.) : digital, .flv file, sound
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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AVAILABLE FOR USE ONLY BY IOWA CITY AND RESIDENTS OF THE CONTRACTING GOVERNMENTS OF JOHNSON COUNTY, UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS, HILLS, AND LONE TREE (IA).
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