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Posted in RADIO with tags , , on 01/04/2009 by D

ABC Radio National – Awaye!: Indigenous life writing
21 Mar 09: ” … we meet a senior traditional owner and
Yolngu educator [Yingiya Guyula] from East Arnhem Land
whose clan estates have been compulsorily acquired by the
Commonwealth under the terms of the Northern Territory
intervention. He says life on the Aboriginal homelands is
fundamentally different to that in remote communities.”

SBS Living Black: Northern Territory – Paradise Lost
23 Mar 09: “Homeland communities, also known as
outstations, go to the heart of Aboriginal identity. Small
family groups live on their traditional lands, away from
the problems afflicting so many larger Aboriginal
communities. Your Say: Should governments support Indigenous
people living on homelands no matter what the cost? Homeland
life is linked to better health and stronger connections
with culture. But it’s not all paradise. … “