A Plain and sacred right (A)

United Kingdom, 1983

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Episode of Series “Encounters”.
Looks at why Aboriginal people feel so strongly about their struggle for land rights. Filmed mainly at Noonkanbah, the scene of bitter Aboriginal demonstrations of 1980, the program looks at what Aboriginal people are now doing to preserve their traditional way of life. Tribal Aboriginals explain their bond with the land and put their views on white society.

Credits

production company

BBC

ABC-TV (Australia)

producer

David M. Thompson

Duration

00:43:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1983

Appears in

Encounters

Group of items

Encounters

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

303319

Language

English

Subject categories

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Land tenure

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Rites and ceremonies

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Social life and customs

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Western Australia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Noonkanbah (W.A.)

Places → Noonkanbah (W.A.)

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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