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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From the Tiwi Islands to Arnhem Land, the Territory has some of the best fishing in the world.
We compare that to the state of the central Arnhem Highway (so-called) which is a dirt road from north-east Arnhem Land to the Stuart Highway at Mataranka 100km south of Katherine.
Aboriginal rock art at Injalak Hill, Arnhem Land The rivers and creeks look inviting but don't swim.
A few years later, in the Australian winter of 1998, I traveled with a friend to the UNESCO World Heritage National Park known as Kakadu, located in the Aboriginal territory of Arnhem Land.
The five dancers from North East Arnhem Land, one of the most remote communities of Australia, tell the genesis of Djuki Mala - formerly known as The Chooky Dancers - and give audiences a rare and insightful view into Aboriginal Australia.
At a time when most people are thinking about slowing down, Beth decides to move to a remote Aboriginal community in Arnhem Land to embark on a whole new adventure.
This paper addresses a set of 84 ink pen and coloured pencil drawings on paper produced by Jimmy Bireyula, a Kuninjku language speaker, at Marrkolidjban outstation in western Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory in June/July 1983.
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.
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.
We had driven north from Port Augusta to Darwin taking an eastward turn into Arnhem Land.