Decision on the sacred fire

Bejam Dennis Walker vs NSW

Sacred Fire
Magistratsacred fire on jagera lande Callaghan handed down his decision in the Brisbane Magistrates Courts today, 22 Oct 2014, concerning the sacred fire. He decided that the fire lit at the Brisbane Aboriginal Sovereign Embassy is a sacred fire and accepted the evidence of the two aboriginal elders.

The magistrate accepted that the sacred fire fell within the terms of the Deed of Grant in Trust (DOGIT) over the land in Musgrave Park.… Go to Article

A Message from the Warlpiri People

Editor’s Note: I wish to thank Arthur Bell for bringing this to my attention and to David Price for sending me the original letter in defence of Bess Price. Here is that letter.

Yuendumu NT
16 April 2011

An open letter to those who think they know us better than we do ourselves

 

We are Warlpiri people from the communities of Yuendumu, Wirliyajarrayi, Lajamanu and Nyirrpi as well as the town camps of Alice Springs.Go to Article