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.
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Arnhem Land

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

or Arn′hem•land`,


n.
a region in N Northern Territory, Australia: site of Aborigine reservation.
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"Accompanying the Dreaming: Determinants of Didjeridu Style in Traditional and Popular Yolngu Song." In The Didjeridu: From Arnhem Land to Internet, ed.
Ndjebbana is a language spoken by 200 Kunibidji, the indigenous landowners of Maningrida on the north coast of Arnhem Land, Australia.
("Lily Events," anonymous poem from Arnhem Land, Australia, in Poems for the Millennium, eds.
The Yolngu people from Elcho Island in North-East Arnhem Land have joined with Macassan performers from the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, to retell their shared history and celebrate their family connections.
Elizabeth, a Dhuwalamirri speaker, was born in Galiwinku or Elcho Island in north-east Arnhem Land. Nearer to the equator than the southern regions of Australia, Galiwinku's heat discouraged white settlement, although Christian missions were established in the area.
Arcturus appearing in the dawn sky prompted the Aborigines of Arnhem Land to begin harvesting spike-rush for fish traps and baskets.
Glenn Murcutt was asked by Marmburra Marika, a distinguished Aboriginal artist, and her husband Mark Alderton to design a house for them in the Yirrkala Aboriginal settlement near Gove in Arnhem Land, deep in the tropics on the north-west corner of the Gulf of Carpentaria.
Tacon and Chippendale's analysis, based on 5 years of fieldwork in which they recorded details from many previously discovered cave paintings as well as from some at new sites, uncovers three phases of aboriginal warfare in the Arnhem Land region of Australia's Northern Territory.
2.) provide evidence that van Coolsteerdt subsequently came across the east coast of Arnhem Land, and charted part of its coastline.
There's a special feeling at the moment throughout the whole Arnhem land of Nhulunbuy," Gabby Dhurrkay told (http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-04-09/charles-visit-nhulunbuy-royals-northern-territory/9632620) ABC.
Something about emus: Indigenous knowledge of emus from Western Arnhem Land Murray Garde (ed.) April 2017 ISBN: 9781922059970 (pbk) ISBN: 9781922059048 (pdf) RRP: $39.95