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Topic archives: Victoria River district

They never gave up the fight: the battle for land rights at Yarralin, Part 2.

They never gave up the fight: the battle for land rights at Yarralin, Part 2.

December 7, 2015

This article first appeared in the July 2015 edition of Land Rights News, published by the Northern Land Council and edited by Murray McLaughlin. WHEN the Federal government makes good on its commitment to hand back land* at Yarralin in the Victoria River District, it will have turned the last page of a long history […]

A night at Pigeonhole, NT: “Look at the stars, look how they shine for you…”*

A night at Pigeonhole, NT: “Look at the stars, look how they shine for you…”*

June 3, 2011 5 Comments

On a clear, cold and moonless night at Pigeonhole in the Northern Territory's Victoria River district and I dragged my trusty camera and tripod out and took a few shots of the brilliant night sky from my campsite at the local airstrip.

Why am I in Columbus, Ohio?

Why am I in Columbus, Ohio?

May 5, 2011 1 Comment

I gave up attending conferences without presenting at them a long time ago and this year I'm giving two presentations tomorrow in a session dedicated to ethnoornithology and titled "Birds in historical, cultural & archaeological context" where we will "examine birds and human culture in a variety of contexts, including birds, humans and fire, birds and archaeology and what happens when birds, birders and sacred and ancient grounds meet."