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Barunga Festival: culture, music, sport

Jun 12, 2018

The Barunga Festival is a special time for Jawoyn people. It is a time we open our Barunga community for people to come and share…

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Move to a treaty in the Territory

Jun 08, 2018

The Jawoyn Association welcomes the Northern Territory Government’s pledge to negotiate a treaty with Aboriginal people. Today the Chief Minister Michael Gunner signed a historic…

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Barunga Statement: Treaty Yeah!

Jun 05, 2018

In 1988, Prime Minister Bob Hawke made a historic visit to the Barunga Festival in the Northern Territory. It was an opportunity for the Australian…

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KATHERINE ROYAL SHOW

Jun 01, 2018

The Katherine Royal Show sees residents from right across the Katherine region come to Katherine. It’s a chance for art, sport, agriculture and other industries…

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BARUNGA FESTIVAL

May 31, 2018

Barunga Festival is one of the most important and longest-running community festivals in regional Australia. It is an iconic event with a long and proud…

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Jawoyn mark 40 years since lodgement of first land rights claim

Mar 28, 2018

On March 31, 1978, a group of Jawoyn people lodged a claim over their traditional lands in the Katherine region, marking the first step to…

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Jawoyn’s 11 year struggle for land rights

Mar 27, 2018

Forty years ago, what is now named Nitmiluk National Park was called Katherine Gorge National Park and it sat under Northern Territory Government management. While…

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40th Anniversary: The First Step

Feb 23, 2018

On March 31 1978, a group of Jawoyn people lodged a claim over our traditional lands in the Katherine region, marking the first step to…

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