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Walyaji Wankarunyayirni, Land is Life, Come to Canberra, May 13th 1985

1987.0011.0001

Walyaji Wankarunyayirni, Land is Life, Come to Canberra, May 13th 1985

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Rectangular, blue, glossy paper poster titled, "WALYAJI / WANKARUNYAYIRNI / LAND IS LIFE". It depicts an Aboriginal man, who is wearing a brown Akubra hat, yellow t-shirt and blue jeans, holding a boomerang in his lowered left hand and a club in his raised right hand. He is in front of a diagonally aligned Aboriginal flag. "COME TO CANBERRA MAY 13TH 1985" is on a white panel across the bottom of the poster. "JALAK GRAPHICS, PROCEEDS OF THIS POSTER TO MIMI ABORIGINAL / ARTS AND CRAFTS, WULAIGN OUTSTATION RESOURCE CENTRE AND / LAJAMANU LITERACY CENTRE. / WARLPIRI TRANSLATION BY PADDY PATRICK JANGALA" is in fine print in the red section of the flag on the proper left side. "ANDY FENCER JAPANANGKA. PARNTA OUT- / STATION, LAJAMANU" is in fine print adjacent to the man's akubra hat. The back of the poster is yellow and it is printed with an advertisement. It is headed "The National Land Rights Campaign / LAND RIGHTS / ACTION / CANBERRA - MAY 13th / March from Regatta Point - 10.00a.m. / Rally, Parliament House - 11.00a.m...", and a list of concerns about pending land rights legislation follows.

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