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Yugal Cattle Company, The

After a protracted land rights battle, the Yugal Cattle Company established the first Indigenous-owned cattle station on a reserve in the Northern Territory.
Year : 1973 | Total Duration : 7.5 Minutes | Producer : Frank Bagnall
Director : Greg Reading |
Aerial track over Roper River Settlement (Ngukurr), Arnhemland. VS town of Roper, local school. VS local Aboriginals, VS Yugal cattle property. Douglas and Dennis Daniels sitting on ground smoking and talking to camera about Aboriginal land rights. Aboriginal land owner Duncan posing with family. VS cattle and Aboriginal stockmen. The Daniels talking of their plans for Yugal. VS catching and branding young bull. The Daniels talking about Aboriginal traditions which complicate business ventures for them and their decision to use European law. Jon Vilders, community advisor for Ngukurr sitting on ground with Aboriginal stockmen talking to them about cars and working with Australian stockmen. Ws group on ground under tree drinking tea.
Access No. 148244 | 7 mins 34 secs | 1970s | NT, Australia | © Restricted Access | Colour |