Yolngu

Yolngu Cultural Festival

Northern East Arnhem Land Australia

Goal
Identify a model for preservation of indigenous culture in politically hostile environments

Tribal Trust’s Contribution
Financial contribution to the Garma Festival
Consulted with Aboriginal leaders
Participated in Garma Festival

Benefits
Identified a successful and sustainable way for indigenous people to practice and preserve traditional dance, song, and ceremony.
Supported the Yothu Yindi Foundation in their efforts to support and further the maintenance, development, teaching and enterprise potential of Yolngu cultural life on Yolngu lands in Northern East Arnhem Land.

Date
2001

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