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  •   Media Statement   Yolŋuw Makarr Dhuni (Yolngu Nations Assembly) RE: Yolngu Nations Third Assembly and 99 Year Leases Statement: This past weekend the Yolngu Nations Assembly (YNA) held their third assembly at Milingimbi (15-17th of November 2013). The YNA’s inaugural assembly took place in […]

    Yolngu Nations Third Assembly and 99 Year Leases

      Media Statement   Yolŋuw Makarr Dhuni (Yolngu Nations Assembly) RE: Yolngu Nations Third Assembly and 99 Year Leases Statement: This past weekend the Yolngu Nations Assembly (YNA) held their third assembly at Milingimbi (15-17th of November 2013). The YNA’s inaugural assembly took place in […]

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  • Learning an Aboriginal language has so many advantages that you could write a book about it. Sadly, because of the way the dominant culture views Aboriginal languages, many of them are dying out and we are losing powerful academic concepts from Aboriginal languages that have […]

    Why learn an Aboriginal language?

    Learning an Aboriginal language has so many advantages that you could write a book about it. Sadly, because of the way the dominant culture views Aboriginal languages, many of them are dying out and we are losing powerful academic concepts from Aboriginal languages that have […]

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  • It seems strange when you think about it. While well funded and well resourced dominant culture personnel come and go to Aboriginal communities, the not so well resourced AHED/Why Warriors workers stick in there. Why? Is it because of the relationships our team build on […]

    The Dangerous and Costly Intercultural Grey Zone

    It seems strange when you think about it. While well funded and well resourced dominant culture personnel come and go to Aboriginal communities, the not so well resourced AHED/Why Warriors workers stick in there. Why? Is it because of the relationships our team build on […]

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  • Jessie Pangas, a member of the AHED Project team, explores the concept of “home” in an interview with two Yolngu couples in Galiwin’ku. How many homes have you lived in? For me the answer is 21 and now I am not really sure where to […]

    My body is owned by this land

    Jessie Pangas, a member of the AHED Project team, explores the concept of “home” in an interview with two Yolngu couples in Galiwin’ku. How many homes have you lived in? For me the answer is 21 and now I am not really sure where to […]

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  •   This week is NAIDOC Week and this year’s theme is focused on the 50th anniversary of the presentation of the Yirrkala Bark Petition. It is a good time to remember the bark petitions that continue to be ignored. In 1963 Yolŋu Elders of north-east […]

    What Happened to the Second Bark Petition?

      This week is NAIDOC Week and this year’s theme is focused on the 50th anniversary of the presentation of the Yirrkala Bark Petition. It is a good time to remember the bark petitions that continue to be ignored. In 1963 Yolŋu Elders of north-east […]

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  • Press Release 21st March 2013 The rule of law is in danger of being lost forever in Arnhem Land due to the confusion over English legal language and NT Legal procedures. “We are seeing two systems of law at war with each other”, according to […]

    Rule of Law is Lost in Arnhem Land

    Press Release 21st March 2013 The rule of law is in danger of being lost forever in Arnhem Land due to the confusion over English legal language and NT Legal procedures. “We are seeing two systems of law at war with each other”, according to […]

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  • Did you know Bolivia has been free of McDonald’s restaurants for 10 years? When I discovered this fact, my first thought was that the government must have passed legislation to enforce this. However, I was then excited to learn that McDonald’s had closed its eight […]

    Empowering people to opt out

    Did you know Bolivia has been free of McDonald’s restaurants for 10 years? When I discovered this fact, my first thought was that the government must have passed legislation to enforce this. However, I was then excited to learn that McDonald’s had closed its eight […]

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  • I have a passion for teaching people stuff. I get a buzz from helping people learn what I know, and then watching a person become empowered with that new knowledge. Working as an Enterprise Facilitator in Galiwin’ku, I find myself trying to teach people stuff […]

    I Am The Learner: A Reflection on Listening

    I have a passion for teaching people stuff. I get a buzz from helping people learn what I know, and then watching a person become empowered with that new knowledge. Working as an Enterprise Facilitator in Galiwin’ku, I find myself trying to teach people stuff […]

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  • MEDIA RELEASE: SECOND MEETING OF THE YOLNGU NATIONS ASSEMBLY Independently established 12 months ago in Galiwinku, the Yolnguw Makarr-Dhuni (Yolngu Nations Assembly) held its 2nd annual gathering in Maningrida from the 11th to the 13th of October. Male and female representatives from East, Central and […]

    Yolngu leaders speak up together on NT and federal policies

    MEDIA RELEASE: SECOND MEETING OF THE YOLNGU NATIONS ASSEMBLY Independently established 12 months ago in Galiwinku, the Yolnguw Makarr-Dhuni (Yolngu Nations Assembly) held its 2nd annual gathering in Maningrida from the 11th to the 13th of October. Male and female representatives from East, Central and […]

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  •   Is Why Warriors cross-cultural training relevant for others outside of Arnhem Land? This is a question that we are asked quite often when people approach us to meet their training needs. Due to the fact that we work with the Yolŋu people of Arnhem […]

    Is Why Warriors Cross-Cultural Training Relevant Outside of Arnhem Land?

      Is Why Warriors cross-cultural training relevant for others outside of Arnhem Land? This is a question that we are asked quite often when people approach us to meet their training needs. Due to the fact that we work with the Yolŋu people of Arnhem […]

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