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Information papers on Yolngu culture papers 1 to 8, Aboriginal Resource and Development Services

Label
Information papers on Yolngu culture papers 1 to 8
Title
Information papers on Yolngu culture papers 1 to 8
Statement of responsibility
Aboriginal Resource and Development Services
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Eight papers discussing various issues of Yolngu culture -- 1. Confusion between Yolngu culture and mainstream Australian culture which fail to recognise differing systems of law; includes discussion of the 1970 case Milirrpum and Others versus Nabalco Pty Ltd and the Commonwealth of Australia; Dhulmu-mulka Bathi, a type of constitution or title deed -- 2. Yolngu system of government in central to north-east Arnhem Land -- 3. includes diagrammatic representation of Yolngu and non-Aboriginal structures of government -- 4. role of sorcerers in the lives of Yolngu people and why it is on the increase; Yolngu attitudes to police and prison systems; traditional forms of law courts; negative effects of sorcery -- 5. aspects of traditional land owning structures and customs/laws for Yolngu people; Bäpurru -- 6. Bundurr a totemic name with lawful purpose -- 7. Madayin, the complete system of law for the Yolngu -- 8. Yolngu have two main objections to euthanasia and the 'Rights of the Terminally Ill Act' of the Northern Territory
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Northern Territory
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Yolngu (Australian people)
Label
Information papers on Yolngu culture papers 1 to 8, Aboriginal Resource and Development Services
Instantiates
Publication
Note
ARDS - Aboriginal Resource and Development Services
Contents
Information paper no. 1: Confusion between cultures -- Information paper no. 2: Magayamirr - a foundational principle of the Yolngu legal and governmental systems -- Information paper no. 3: Political structures of government -- Information paper no. 4: 'Galka djama' (sorcery) and its increasing use -- Information paper no. 5: Native Title - the basis of land ownership -- Information paper no. 6: It's not a curse, but a proclamation -- Information paper no. 7: The Madayin -- Information paper no. 8: Yolngu law and euthanasia -- Glossary
Dimensions
30 cm.
Edition
2nd. ed.
Extent
49 p. :
Label
Information papers on Yolngu culture papers 1 to 8, Aboriginal Resource and Development Services
Publication
Note
ARDS - Aboriginal Resource and Development Services
Contents
Information paper no. 1: Confusion between cultures -- Information paper no. 2: Magayamirr - a foundational principle of the Yolngu legal and governmental systems -- Information paper no. 3: Political structures of government -- Information paper no. 4: 'Galka djama' (sorcery) and its increasing use -- Information paper no. 5: Native Title - the basis of land ownership -- Information paper no. 6: It's not a curse, but a proclamation -- Information paper no. 7: The Madayin -- Information paper no. 8: Yolngu law and euthanasia -- Glossary
Dimensions
30 cm.
Edition
2nd. ed.
Extent
49 p. :

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