Photographs

These photographs are from the AIATSIS Collections. Permission to include them in this online collection has been obtained from the Yirrkala community and the House of Representatives, Australian Parliament.

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Yirrkala artists, Dhuwa moiety.Yirrkala Bark Petition 14.8.1963 46.9 x 21 cm, natural ochres on bark, ink on paper House of Representatives,  Canberra.
AIAS.049.CN-N00004_05, photographed May 1977 : Parliament House, Canberra, A.C.T.

Yirrkala artists, Yirritja moiety, Yirrkala Bark Petition 28.8.1963 46.9 x 21 cm natural ochres on bark, ink on paper, House of Representatives Canberra
AIAS.049.CN-N00004_08, photographed May 1977 : Parliament House, Canberra, A.C.T.

Yirrkala Bark Petition, 1968, by Dundiwuy Wanambi, Yirrkala Community. Original document of the House of Representatives.
AIAS.049.CN-N00004_10, photographed May 1977 : Parliament House, Canberra, A.C.T.
Depicts Wuyal, or Honey Man, presented to Parliament by Gough Whitlam on 8 October 1968, asking that Gove be given the name Nhulunbuy.

L.toR. Yirrkala Bark Petition 14.8.1963; Yirrkala Bark Petition 1968; Yirrkala Bark Petition 28.8.1963
AIAS.049.CN-N00004_04, photographed May 1977 : Parliament House, Canberra, A.C.T.

The Yirrkala Bark Petitions being viewed at Parliament House by Silas Roberts (left) then Chairman of the Northern Land Council and Galarrwuy Yunupingu (right) then Manager of the Northern Land Council
AIAS.031.BW-N00254_02, photographed 18 November 1976: Parliament House, Canberra, A.C.T.

The Yirrkala Bark Petitions being viewed at Parliament House by Silas Roberts (left) then Chairman of the Northern Land Council and Galarrwuy Yunupingu (right) then Manager of the Northern Land Council
AIAS.031.BW-N00254_03, photographed 18 November 1976: Parliament House, Canberra, A.C.T.