How many Aboriginal communities are there in the Northern Territory?
Homelands are remote areas where small populations of Aboriginal people live on lands they have traditional ownership or historical information. They are sometimes called outstations. There are about 500 homelands in the Northern Territory with a total of 2,400 homes.
Who are the traditional custodians of the land in your local area?
Traditional custodians Traditional owners and custodians are the terms used to describe the original Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander peoples who inhabited an area.
What are the different regions within Aboriginal land?
The following is listed clockwise from ‘Queensland’ to ‘Northern Territory’:
- North Queensland Aboriginal Land Council
- Cape York Land Council.
- Metropolitan Local Aboriginal Land Council.
- New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council.
- United Ngunnawal Elders Council.
- Aboriginal Victoria.
- Barengi Gadjin Land Council.
What does Aiatsis stand for?
Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies.
Where could you obtain local information regarding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities?
Contact your Local Aboriginal Land Council (LALC), Local Aboriginal Education Consultative Group (AECG) or local council.
Where are Aboriginal tribes in Australia?
Aboriginal Australians are the various Indigenous peoples of the Australian mainland and many of its islands, such as Tasmania, Fraser Island, Hinchinbrook Island, the Tiwi Islands, and Groote Eylandt, but excluding the Torres Strait Islands.
How many nations are there on the First Nations map?
There are over 500 different First Nations clan groups or nations. Each of these groups have different cultures, beliefs and languages. This is the Indigenous map of Australia.
How many people live in remote communities in the NT?
In the 2016 Census, there were 44,819 people in Very Remote Australia (NT) (Remoteness Area). Of these 50.4% were male and 49.6% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 74.8% of the population.
What is the largest Aboriginal community in Australia?
States and territories. Of the states and territories, the largest populations of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians lived in New South Wales (265,700 people) and Queensland (221,400 people).
What Aboriginal land is Ryde on?
The Wallumettagal or Wallumedegal (derived from wallumai, meaning snapper (fish)) tribe was an indigenous Aboriginal tribe that inhabited the area of Sydney today known as the Ryde–Hunters Hill area of the Northern Suburbs.
How do I find out what Aboriginal land I am on?
Land councils representing the local Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander communities can help. You can find information for the relevant land councils on the Australian Government website. You can also find details about native title groups and corporations on the Prescribed Bodies Corporate website.
What does this map show about Aboriginal Australia?
This map attempts to represent the language, social or nation groups of Aboriginal Australia. It shows only the general locations of larger groupings of people which may include clans, dialects or individual languages in a group. It used published resources from the eighteenth century-1994 and is not intended to be exact, nor the boundaries fixed.
Is the National Library Open in the Northern Territory?
The National Library building is closed temporarily until further notice, in line with ACT Government COVID-19 health restrictions. Northern Territory. Department of Planning and Infrastructure. (2005). Northern Territory Aboriginal communities map. Northern Territory. Department of Planning and Infrastructure.
Who is responsible for local government in the Northern Territory?
Councils and local authorities are responsible for local government in the Northern Territory (NT). The map below shows all councils and local authorities in NT. Get a detailed and printable version of the map of council boundaries PDF (11.8 MB). This is a large document and will take a while to download.
What do these NT outstations maps show?
family outstations. These maps show the local authorities in each of NT’s regional councils. geographic landmarks. Give feedback about this page. URL copied!