What does Yapa mean Aboriginal?

What does Yapa mean Aboriginal?

Yapa. Yapa is the generic term used for Central Australian desert Aboriginal people. Loosely translated it means the people, or people who have belonging.

Where are the Warlpiri people?

Warlpiri country is located in the Tanami Desert, east of the Northern Territory-Western Australia border, west of the Stuart Highway and Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, and northwest of Alice Springs. Many Warlpiri people live in Alice Springs, Tennant Creek, Katherine, and the smaller towns of Central Australia.

What is the Aboriginal name for Northern Territory?

The Larrakia people are a group of Aboriginal Australian people in and around Darwin in the Northern Territory.

How do you say hello in Yolngu?

Note: the phrases ‘Good morning’, ‘Good afternoon’, etc….Useful phrases in Yolngu.

Phrase Yolŋu Matha (Yolngu)
Hello (General greeting) The concept of ‘Hello’ does not exist in Yolngu, hence most use the English ‘hello,’ or ‘hey’
Hello (on phone)
How are you? Nhämirri nhe?
Reply to ‘How are you?’ Djulŋi ga’. Ga nhe?

What language do Warlpiri people speak?

In 2016 2,300 peopple spoke Warlpiri, according to the Australian census. Most Warlpiri speakers also speak English, and many speak other Aboriginal languages, such as Arrernte, Jaru and Warumungu.

How did Northern Territory get its name?

Stuart wanted the newly discovered region to be called “Alexandra Land”, in honour of the Princess of Wales. The name was gazetted in 1865 applying to the portion South of 16°S of what is now the Northern Territory.

Why isn’t the Northern Territory a state?

The territory doesn’t generate enough tax revenue to support itself. It can’t survive without funding from all the other states. At the time of federation in 1901 (when the colonies of Australia joined into one country) the area today known as The Northern Territory was part of the state of South Australia.

Where is Willowra Station?

Willowra Station is a 4885 square kilometre pastoral property located approximately 350 kilometres north west of Alice Springs, in central Australia. This station straddles the Lander River and is adjacent to the Tanami Desert .

What is the history of Willowra?

In 1972, Willowra received national publicity when it was one of several stations proposed to be acquired on behalf of the Indigenous traditional owners, of whom 150 lived on the property. The proposal, initiated in the last days of the McMahon government, was implemented in 1973.

Is there E coli in Willowra?

Willowra (Northern Territory) – E.coli 2008/9: Willowra (Northern Territory) – 2 E.coli detections. “Coliforms are Gram-negative, non-spore-forming, rod-shaped bacteria that are capable of aerobic and facultative anaerobic growth in the presence of bile salts or other surface active agents with similar growth-inhibiting properties.

How do I view the Willowra Community Plan 2021?

You can also go onto to our Visiting Communities page. You view the community’s plan at Willowra Community Plan 2021. Local Authority: Harold Ross (Chair), Kathy Walker (Deputy Chair), Justin Forrest, Jeanie Presley, Lillian Long, Ashley Martin, Anne-Grace Kitson.

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