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Australia. Office of the Aboriginal Land Commissioner
Title
Murranji land claim / report by the Aboriginal Land Commissioner, Mr Justice Kearney to the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and to the Administrator of the Northern Territory
Call Number
Nq 328.94 AUS
Created/Published
Canberra : Australian Government Publishing Service, 1987
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80
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ABORIGINAL LAND COMMISSIONER Murranji Land Claim Report Number 25, 1986 1
Murranji 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
The claim area: location, topography and recorded history 13
The hearing of the claim 13
The structure of the claim 15
The traditional evidence 25
Conclusions from the traditional evidence 34
Strength of traditional attachment 40
Formal findings 46
Living on traditional country 49
Matter for comment — number of Aboriginals advantaged and nature and extent of advantage 50
Recommendations 50
Matter for comment — detriment 51
Matter for comment — effect on patterns of land usage 55
Summary of findings, Recommendations and Comments 61
APPENDIX I: The Claim Area 70
APPENDIX 2: 19 th Century stock routes 71
APPENDIX 3: Schematic distribution of Mudbura (ZX) and Djingili (JL) 1972; Mudbura and Djingili speakers numbered 280 and speaking people in 179 respectively. 72
APPENDIX 4: Map showing location of Djingili traditional territory in 1892, as described by Ravenscroft. 73
APPENDIX 5: Geographical Spread of the Estates Claimed 74
APPENDIX 6: Sketch map of sites in Murranji bore area - Narlwan, Mulmulka, Panganyi, site B, site E (Jamakula) and site F Putjutji. 75
APPENDIX 7 Sites in south-east of claim area - Kurntalngalarni, Milakurmini, Kiwulu, Murruynjalangu and Warratankujku 76
APPENDIX 8 Tracks of Dreamings within the Claim Area 77
APPENDIX 9 Proposed railway alignment within the claim area 78
APPENDIX 10: Roads within the claim area 79

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Australia. Office of the Aboriginal Land Commissioner & Kearney, William & Australia. Department of Aboriginal Affairs & Northern Territory. Administrator & Australia. (1987). Murranji land claim Retrieved January 19, 2021, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2085022190

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Australia. Office of the Aboriginal Land Commissioner, Kearney, William, Australia. Department of Aboriginal Affairs, Northern Territory. Administrator and Australia. Murranji land claim Canberra: Australian Government Publishing Service, 1987. Web. 19 January 2021 <http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2085022190>

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Australia. Office of the Aboriginal Land Commissioner & Kearney, William & Australia. Department of Aboriginal Affairs & Northern Territory. Administrator & Australia. 1987, Murranji land claim Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra viewed 19 January 2021 http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2085022190

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