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Native title-holding groups and Native Title societies: Sampi v Western Australia

In 1995 the Bardi Jawi people of the Dampier Peninsula and Buccaneer Archipelago, north-east of Broome in the Kimberley region of Western Australia,...

Publication or resource - 5 Feb 2015

Written proof: The appropriation of genealogical records in contemporary Arrernte society

For decades, anthropologists working in the Northern Territory have prepared written materials, including genealogies. These materials form evidence...

Publication or resource - 5 Feb 2015

Challenging the assumptions of positivism: An analysis of the concept of society in Sampi on behalf of the Bardi and Jawi People v Western Australia [2010] and Bodney v Bennell [2008]

The requirement to prove a society united by a body of law and customs to establish Native Title rights has been identified as a major hurdle to...

Publication or resource - 5 Feb 2015