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Ngaji gurrjin! Welcome to the Yawuru website

Wirriya ngangaran liyan nyamba buru Yawuru (We hope you are feeling good in our Yawuru country). The Yawuru people are the traditional owners of the lands and waters in and around Rubibi (the town of Broome) from Bangarangara to the yalimban (south) to Wirrjinmirr (Willie Creek) to the guniyan (north), and banu (east) covering Roebuck Plains and Thangoo pastoral leases, in the Kimberley region of northern Western Australia.

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Yawuru language is our focus for Kullarri NAIDOC week 2017

The Mabu Yawuru Ngan-ga language centre is the focus of Yawuru’s celebrations for this year’s NAIDOC Week with the national NAIDOC theme for 2017 being ‘Our ...

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New Directors of the NBY Board confirmed

Yawuru congratulates Sherena Bin Hitam and Jill Rudeforth on their appointments as Yawuru Directors on the NBY Board with effect from 12 May 2017. Jill and Sherena attended ...

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Peter Yu delivers the annual Rob Riley Memorial Lecture

On May 19 at Curtin University School for Indigenous Studies, Peter Yu gave the annual Rob Riley Memorial lecture. Peter and Rob Riley had a long friendship and working ...

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Exhibition of Beyond the Common Gate for Reconciliation Week

This year is the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Referendum which was a landmark event for the inclusion of Aboriginal people in the Australian nation. In honour of this ...

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