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Australia. Office of the Aboriginal Land Commissioner
Title
Warlpiri Kukatja and Ngarti land claim / report by the Aboriginal Land Commissioner, Mr Justice Kearney, to the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and to the Adminstrator of the Northern Territory
Call Number
Nq 328.94 AUS
Created/Published
Canberra : Australian Government Publishing Service, 1985
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44
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WARLPIRI KUKATJA AND NGARTI LAND CLAIM Report by Aboriginal Land Commissioner 1
Warlpiri Kukatja and Ngarti Land Claim Report by the Aboriginal Land Commissioner to the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and to the Administrator of the Northern Territory 3
CONTENTS 11
History of the inquiry 13
The claim area—location and topography 13
Written records of the claim area and the claimants 14
The basis of the claim 16
The local descent group—the model 17
The claimants’ social organisation 18
The traditional evidence—the men 19
Dreamings 20
Kirta and kurtungurlu 20
The traditional evidence—the women 21
The traditional evidence—the site visit 23
Conclusions: Common spiritual affiliations 24
Conclusions: Local descent group 24
Conclusions: Primary spiritual responsibility 26
Entitlement to forage 26
Traditional Aboriginal owners of the claim area 27
Traditional Aboriginal ownership—findings 27
Strength of traditional attachment 29
Recommendations 30
Matter for comment: Advantage to Aboriginals of a grant 31
Matter for comment: Detriment 32
Matter for comment: Effect on patterns of land usage 34
Summary: Findings, recommendations and comments 35
Consultant anthropologist 36
Interpreters 36
Legal representatives 36
List of witnesses 36
List of exhibits 37
Appendix 1: Location map of claim area, NT Portion 1729 APPENDIX 1; Location map of claim area, NT Portion 1792 38
Appendix 2: Exploration routes, Aboriginal travelling routes and linguistic areas 39
Appendix 3: Approximate location of reserve proposed by Professor Cleland in 1936 (Note: many of the stations did not then exist.) 40
Appendix 4: Claimants’ traditional country and major Dreaming (Tingarri) track. 41
Appendix 5: Approximate route on site visit 20-23 July 1983. 42

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