National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards dominated by Yolngu artists

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards dominated by Yolngu artists

Posted August 10, 2018 21:04:06 Photo: Gunybi Ganambarr won the overall prize. (Supplied: Fiona Morrison) A Yolngu artwork on aluminium depicting fish traps and the flow of water to the sea in the Arnhem Land wet season has won this year’s overall prize at the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait …

Australia not a united country, Yolngu leader tells Garma festival | Australia news

“Let there be a prime minister” who can find a way towards recognition of Australia’s first people, a Yolngu leader has told the Garma festival. Djawa Yunupingu, a senior Gumatj leader and deputy chair of the Yothu Yindi Foundation, said Australia was not a united country, and its non-Indigenous people …

Rare glimpse of Arnhem Land funeral ceremony filmed to promote understanding of Yolngu law

Rare glimpse of Arnhem Land funeral ceremony filmed to promote understanding of Yolngu law

Updated July 29, 2018 14:03:40 Related Story: Arnhem Land island community leaders devise family violence plan Related Story: Arnhem Land leaders to focus on traditional law Funeral ceremonies in the Northern Territory’s Indigenous communities are often spoken about, but rarely seen by outsiders. At a homeland burial site near the …

Dictionary for children who speak Yolngu Matha languages a decade in the making

Dictionary for children who speak Yolngu Matha languages a decade in the making

Posted July 09, 2018 06:47:18 Photo: There are 300 copies of the book set to be distributed to Yolngu communities in the Top End. (ABC News: Tom Maddocks) Related Story: Indigenous language storybooks digitised for future generations Related Story: Indigenous languages saved by NSW artists through dance and song “The …