Territory Stories

Wave Hill handover

Details:

Title

Wave Hill handover

Creator

Wesley-Smith, Rob; Rowlings, Bill

Collection

Territory Times Gone By; StoryNT

Date

2014-11-24

Location

Wave Hill

Description

Rob Wesley-Smith was one of the few people present with a camera to capture the key gesture of the formal hand-back of 3236 sq km of Gurindji lands in the Northern Territory to their leader, Vincent Lingiari, 38 years ago.

File type

application/pdf

Use

StoryNT Agreement

Access

View only under StoryNT agreement

Related links

https://www.cla.asn.au/News/photos-of-two-giants-drinking/ [Photos of two giants, drinking]

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/253065

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/539135

Page content

PS: A photographer gave Rob prints of the champagne shots shortly after the event, in 1975, but he cant recall who it was. Wed be happy to credit the photographer, if he/she makes contact. article by Bill Rowlings, CEO, Civil Liberties Australia CLA Civil Liberties Australia Box 7438 Fisher ACT Australia Email: secretary [at] cla.asn.au Web: www.cla.asn.au mailto:secretary@cla.asn.au mailto:secretary@cla.asn.au http://www.cla.asn.au http://www.cla.asn.au