Land Rights movements

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  • Gurindji walk off

    Gurindji walk off
    On 23 August 1966, Gurindji tribal elder Vincent Lingiari led 200 Aboriginal workers off their jobs at the Wave Hill cattle station, 800 kilometres south of Darwin, where they worked for the British pastoral company Vestey
  • Raising funds and support for strike

    Raising funds and support for strike
    Lupgna Giari and Dexter Daniel travelled through the southern capitals raising funds and support. This tour was organised principally by the Communist Party with funding from Actors Equity. Further tours followed.
  • Gurindji Tribe moves to Wattie Creek

    Gurindji Tribe moves to Wattie Creek
    n March 1967, they took their historic decision to raise the stakes. In two groups, they packed up their camp at the Welfare settlement and moved to the centre of their dreaming, Wattie Creek, naming the new settlement Daguragu.