Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, today welcomed the Yarrangi Riwi Yoowarni Gooniyandi native title determination for the Kimberley region of Western Australia, delivered at a hearing of the Federal Court of Australia in Perth.
“The people of Yarrangi Riwi Yoowarni Gooniyandi have a deep connection to their country, caring for traditional and sacred sites and passing on stories and knowledge of country to their children and grandchildren,” Minister Scullion said.
Using ‘right way’ fire management Indigenous rangers and traditional owners across the North Kimberley, help toreduce greenhouse gas emissions benefit the environment, support continuity of traditional knowledge and develop carbon businesses.
There was chaos in Kalumburu recently when over 40 students took over the school grounds for Pirate Day as a reward for excellent school attendance. Fortunately for school staff, the pirates’ game of choice was a water bomb fight and no teachers were forced to walk the plank.