Arnhem Land


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Arnhem Land

A region of northern Australia west of the Gulf of Carpentaria. The country's largest Aboriginal reservation is here.

Arnhem Land

n
(Placename) a region of N Australia in the N Northern Territory, large areas of which are reserved for native Australians

Arn′hem Land`

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n.
a region in N Northern Territory, Australia: site of Aborigine reservation.
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Chief Minister and Tourism Minister Adam Giles said almost $300,000 was being provided for four Arnhem Land projects under the Country Liberals Government's $4.
Dr Buddhi moved to Arnhem Land from Sydney in 2011 to roll out a government health program aimed at eradicating scabies among Aboriginal children.
When his dad's job in the area came to an end, he told his parents he wanted to continue living in Arnhem Land and moved in with an Aboriginal family.
The Berndt Museum's exhibition Little paintings, big stories: gossip songs of Western Arnhem Land, researched and curated by the Berndt Museum's Archivist Eve Chaloupka and Associate Registrar Kelly Rowe, was held at The University of Western Australia from June through to December 2013.
The didgeridoo is thought to have originated in Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia, and, whilst some people believe the Aboriginal people of Australia have been using the didgeridoo for 40,000 years or more, archaeological research suggests that it is only about 2000 years old.
15) in northeast Arnhem Land, hosted by Aboriginal (Gumatj) leader Galarrwuy Yunupingu.
Northern Australia is home to many of these places--from the Kimberley to Kakadu and Arnhem Land, to the Gulf country, Cape York and the Wet Tropics--fringed by the stunning Great Barrier Reef and Ningaloo Reefs.
The collaboration of Yolnu family and artists, writers and photographers has produced a beautifully engaging, informative and direct story of the people of Arnhem Land.
The NGA commissioned an extraordinary work made up of 200 memorial poles, hollow log coffins painted by artists from Arnhem Land in the Australian Northern Territory.
Yoann Galeran, 29, ended up with "a few holes on the head" from the reptile after swimming out to reclaim a dinghy 15m from shore in Arnhem Land, Australia.
He worked exhaustively for years in Western Arnhem Land, the area now including the Kakadu World Heritage Area.
Stephen, from Cumbernauld, near Glasgow, had been teaching in Gapuwiyak, a remote settlement in North East Arnhem Land in Australia's Northern Territory.